The Double-cross System: The Classic Account Of World War Two Spy-masters

Paperback | July 1, 2013

byJ. C. Masterman

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The Double-Cross System is an authentic document from within the espionage empire of the Second World War, written as a secret report for the Intelligence Commission and released for publication only in 1972. Quite simply, it tells how Britain used the enemy against themselves.
     Here is the record of a remarkable triumph. It is an authentic document from within the espionage empire of the Second World War. Its subject is double agents and deception. There is no more compelling account of how Britain used the enemy against themselves.

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The Double-Cross System is an authentic document from within the espionage empire of the Second World War, written as a secret report for the Intelligence Commission and released for publication only in 1972. Quite simply, it tells how Britain used the enemy against themselves.      Here is the record of a remarkable triumph. It is an ...

J. C. MASTERMAN spent the Great War, despite one escape attempt, interned in Berlin. After leaving Christ Church in March 1940 he was commissioned into the Intelligence Corps. Fluent in German, he attended the interrogation course at Swanage before being posted to the War Office as secretary to the committee which investigated the evac...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.81 × 5.14 × 0.66 inPublished:July 1, 2013Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099578239

ISBN - 13:9780099578239

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• "There is no better book than The Double-Cross System on wartime intelligence." --Times Literary Supplement

 • "Sensationalists are fond of trumpeting every slightest secret revealed as a world-shaking story; this one really was." --M.R.D. Foot