Spies: The Secret Agents Who Changed the Course of History by Ernest Volkman
A reference and treasury of riveting true stories behind the greatest spies of the Twentieth Century. Features not only well-known but also obscure spies from around the world, each of whom had a major impact on global history. Covers the sometimes astounding tales of agents, dupes, moles and amateurs who people the world of espionage. Legend and myth are stripped away to reveal the extraordinary human stories behind code names and aliases.
ERNEST VOLKMAN, formerly a prize-winning national correspondent for Newsday, has been a journalist for more than thirty-five years. He specializes in the dark world of espionage, a subject about which he has written hundreds of articles and several books, including Secret Intelligence and Warriors of the Night. Mr. Volkman has served as consultant for several foreign-produced documentaries dealing with espionage, including works for Great Britain's ITV and BBC, and he has appeared on various American news programs, including Nightline and Today.
Table of Contents
The Moles. Defectors: The Storm Petrels. The Legends. The Traitors. The Spymasters. The Infamies. Some Mysteries... ...and a Few Curiosities. Index.