Secret Service Against the Nazi Regime

How Our Spies Dealt with Hitler

Edward Harrison

An edited collection of peer-reviewed articles using newly-released sources - British, German and Italian - integrated to form a fascinating narrative of the intelligence-led fight of the British Secret Service in the existential struggle with Nazi Germany.
Date Published :
May 2022
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
16 black and white illustrations
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Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9781399007276
Pages : 256
Dimensions : 9.1 X 6.1 inches
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$42.95

Overview
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An edited collection of peer-reviewed articles using newly-released sources - British, German and Italian - integrated to form a fascinating narrative of the intelligence-led fight of the British Secret Service in the existential struggle with Nazi Germany. The main sections are: British Secret Warfare and the Nazi Challenge; Counter-Intelligence Against Axis Spies; and Hugh Trevor-Roper and Secret Service. An inside and authentic story with original and little-known but vital themes including the British Military Mission to Poland, the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) in Poland, British subversion in French East Africa, 'on secret service for the Duce', British Radio Intelligence, and J C Masterman and the Security Service. This is a uniquely human story of survival with all the drama of power struggles, personality clashes, errors, heroism, human intelligence.

About The Author
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Edward Harrison specializes in espionage history and Nazi Germany. After Christ Church Oxford, where he obtained first class honours in history, he did postgraduate research at Munich University and as Laming Junior Fellow at The Queen's College, Oxford. He worked in Germany and taught history in universities in the US and UK. He was Visiting Professor at Detroit State University and held a Visiting Fellowship at St Antony's College, Oxford, and a Rothschild Fellowship in History from the Churchill Trust. His media experience include German TV on Trevor Roper's famous enquiry into Hitler's death. His linguistic skills equip him for extensive research and comprise German, Latin, Greek, French, Italian, Polish, Russian and Japanese. He is the author of The Young Kim Philby (2012) and editor of HughTrevor-Roper's posthumous book The Secret World (2020).

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