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By Nigel West

The chilly battle, with its air of mutual worry and mistrust and the shadowy global of spies and mystery brokers, gave publishers the opportunity to supply numerous tales of espionage, treachery and deception. What Nigel West has came across is that the main egregious deceptions have been actually the tales themselves. during this impressive research into the claims of many that portrayed themselves as key avid gamers in clandestine operations, the writer has uncovered a list of misrepresentations and falsehoods.

Did Greville Wynne relatively exfiltrate a GRU defector from Odessa? was once the frogman Buster Crabb kidnapped in the course of a venture in Portsmouth Harbour? Did the KGB run a close-guarded education facility, as defined by way of J. Bernard Hutton at school for Spies, which used to be modelled on a customary city within the American mid-west, so brokers should be acclimatised to a non-Soviet setting?

With the aid of witnesses with first-hand event, and lately declassified files, Nigel West solutions those and different interesting questions from a time whilst secrecy and suspicion allowed the reality to be concealed.

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