Churchill and the Secret Service

By David Stafford
(Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9780879518509, 432pp.)

Publication Date: January 1998

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Compact Disc, Compact Disc, MP3 CD

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With absorbing detail about the secret world of agents and double agents rivaling le Carre, this groundbreaking work traces Churchill's connections with the world of intelligence, from his days as a member of the Cabinet that established the Secret Service to the war years, when his extensive intelligence network provided him with superior information - the brilliant pay-off for his years of nurturing these contacts. As both a riveting account of the origins and inner workings of modern intelligence agencies and a study of Churchill and his role in the development of modern day intelligence, Churchill and Secret Service is a major contribution to the study of modern and military history and a crucial missing key to understanding Churchill himself.
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