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Espionage and Counterintelligence in Occupied Persia (Iran) : The Success of the Allied Secret Services, 1941-45.

By: O'Sullivan, Adrian.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan Limited, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (322 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781137555571.Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945-Secret service-Great Britain | World War, 1939-1945-Secret service-Soviet Union | Espionage, German-Iran-History-20th century | World War, 1939-1945-Military intelligence-Great Britain | World War, 1939-1945-Military intelligence-Soviet Union | World War, 1939-1945-Military intelligence-Germany | World War, 1939-1945-Iran | Iran-History-Pahlavi dynasty, 1925-1979Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Espionage and Counterintelligence in Occupied Persia (Iran) : The Success of the Allied Secret Services, 1941-45DDC classification: 940.548641 LOC classification: D1-DX301Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Chronology -- 'Things Look Black for the Persians: The "American Century" Begins!' -- Prologue: MI5 in the Middle East -- 1 Ratcatchers -- 2 Security Threats and Operational Channels -- 3 Fifth Columnists -- 4 Fierce Tribes and Princely Playboys -- 5 Quislings and Ordinary Persians -- 6 Strategic Deceivers -- 7 Saboteurs and Spooks -- 8 Operation PONGO -- 9 Secondees from India -- 10 Interrogators and Custodians -- 11 Ruskies -- 12 'Operation LONG JUMP' -- 13 Yanks -- 14 Standing Down -- Epilogue: The Need to Know -- Appendix -- Select Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: The sequel to Nazi Secret Warfare, which portrayed the catastrophic failure of Germany's clandestine services in Persia (Iran) during the Second World War. By contrast but based on equally solid archival evidence, this companion volume tells the other side of the same fascinating story, introducing us to spies, spycatchers, and spymasters.
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Chronology -- 'Things Look Black for the Persians: The "American Century" Begins!' -- Prologue: MI5 in the Middle East -- 1 Ratcatchers -- 2 Security Threats and Operational Channels -- 3 Fifth Columnists -- 4 Fierce Tribes and Princely Playboys -- 5 Quislings and Ordinary Persians -- 6 Strategic Deceivers -- 7 Saboteurs and Spooks -- 8 Operation PONGO -- 9 Secondees from India -- 10 Interrogators and Custodians -- 11 Ruskies -- 12 'Operation LONG JUMP' -- 13 Yanks -- 14 Standing Down -- Epilogue: The Need to Know -- Appendix -- Select Bibliography -- Index.

The sequel to Nazi Secret Warfare, which portrayed the catastrophic failure of Germany's clandestine services in Persia (Iran) during the Second World War. By contrast but based on equally solid archival evidence, this companion volume tells the other side of the same fascinating story, introducing us to spies, spycatchers, and spymasters.

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Adrian O'Sullivan, a former intelligence linguist, has lived and worked in the UK, Europe, North America, and the Middle East. He completed his doctorate in intelligence history and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He now lives and writes in semi-retirement on the west coast of Canada.

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