Security And Special Operations: SOE and MI5 During the Second World War

Hardcover | December 12, 2006

byChristopher J. Murphy

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Security and Special Operations offers the first comprehensive history of the Security Section of the Special Operations Executive and its relationship with MI5 during the Second World War. The book makes extensive use of recently declassified files in order to examine the development of liaison between the two organizations. It explores SOE's involvement with MI5's double cross operations and offers a fresh perspective on both the 'Englandspiel' disaster in Holland and the case of the notorious agent Henri Dericourt.

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Security and Special Operations offers the first comprehensive history of the Security Section of the Special Operations Executive and its relationship with MI5 during the Second World War. The book makes extensive use of recently declassified files in order to examine the development of liaison between the two organizations. It explor...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:December 12, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230002412

ISBN - 13:9780230002418

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Table of Contents

Introduction * The Origins and Development of SOE's Security Section * Inverlair No.6 Special Workshop School: 'The Cooler' Security Abroad * Liaison with MI5 (i): Cooperation * Liaison with MI5 (ii): Conflict * Approaching Section V Security Aspects of the Nordpol Affair * Double Cross and Deception * Unfinished Business * Postscript on Sources: SOE at The National Archives * Biblography * Index