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By E. B. Held

whilst contemplating New Mexico, few american citizens imagine spy-vs.-spy intrigue, yet in truth, to many overseas intelligence operatives, the state’s identify is sort of synonymous with espionage, and Santa Fe is a sacred website. The KGB’s unmarried maximum intelligence and counterintelligence coups, and the making plans of the organization’s so much notorious assassination, all happened inside one mile of Bishop Lamy’s statue in entrance of Saint Francis Cathedral in valuable Santa Fe.

In this interesting consultant, former CIA agent E. B. Held makes use of declassified files from either the CIA and KGB, in addition to secondary resources, to track the most infamous spying occasions in usa background. His paintings courses glossy viewers throughout the heritage of such occasions because the plot to assassinate Leon Trotsky, Ted Hall’s supply of technical info of the atom bomb to the KGB, and the debatable allegations relating to Los Alamos nationwide Laboratory scientist Dr. Wen Ho Lee’s contacts with China.

Held offers history fabric in addition to sleek web site destinations to permit chilly conflict fans the chance to discover in a complete new manner the settings for those ancient events.

"A interesting look at the historical past that lies at the back of all of it, A Spy's advisor to Santa Fe and Albuquerque is a best decide for these attracted to New Mexico or espionage history." -- Midwest ebook Review

"Bruce Held, himself an espionage officer of infrequent intelligence, perception and charm, takes us on a notable strolling travel of espionage that extends seamlessly from Stalin's assassination of Leon Trotsky, via pre-cold struggle nuclear spying, Edward Lee Howard's chilly battle betrayal and into the current day worldwide wish to "steal" high-technology secrets and techniques. All of this facilities round a tiny yet very important nook of the world---Santa Fe. due to Held's deft examine and deep figuring out of the tradecraft of espionage, Santa Fe now takes its position together with the old secret agent facilities of the realm. it truly is lengthy overdue." -- David Cohen, Former Director, CIA Clandestine Operations

"[Held's] booklet should be a worthwhile consultant, specially in the event you are looking to stopover at web site destinations whereas exploring the atmosphere of a few of the main an important spying operations in usa history." -- Tucson Citizen

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