A Spy's Guide to Santa Fe and Albuquerque

A Spy's Guide to Santa Fe and Albuquerque

by E. B. Held

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ISBN-13: 9780826349354
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication date: 01/05/2011
Pages: 124
Sales rank: 578,326
Product dimensions: 5.36(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author


E. B. Held is a retired CIA clandestine operations officer. From 2002 to 2009, he was Chief of Counterintelligence at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque. He currently serves as Director of Intelligence and Counterintelligence at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Author's Note ix

Maps x

Introduction: Ethics and Espionage xvii

Chronology of Atomic Espionage at Los Alamos xxv

1 Center Stage: New Mexico's Place in Modern Espionage 1

2 Planning the Assassination of Trotsky: Santa Fe, 1940 5

3 The Cold War Begins: Albuquerque, May 6, 1945 13

Photo Gallery 21

4 The Cold War Begins: Santa Fe, June 2, 1945 39

5 The Cold War Begins: Albuquerque, June 3, 1945 45

6 The First Act Ends: Albuquerque, August 5, 1945 51

7 The First Act Ends: Santa Fe, September 19, 1945 55

8 Some Guilty, Some Not: KGB Atomic Spies in New Mexico 57

9 The Last Act Begins: Santa Fe, September 21, 1985 67

10 Here We Go Again?: Santa Fe, 1999 75

Conclusion: Past as Prologue 83

Notes 87

Index 93

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BusyProfessional More than 1 year ago
This is a fascinating book, revealing how Americans and others spied for the Soviet Union to sell our most secret nuclear technology to the enemy. A must-read!
kayak0310 More than 1 year ago
Fascinating account of events one would not have suspected in USA which leaves one to wonder what else is there the public doesn’t know. It’s also reveals background information the soviet spies Rosenberg’s obtained from Verona text.