New PDF release: A Spy's Guide to Santa Fe and Albuquerque

By E. B. Held

whilst contemplating New Mexico, few americans imagine spy-vs.-spy intrigue, yet in truth, to many overseas intelligence operatives, the state’s identify is almost synonymous with espionage, and Santa Fe is a sacred website. The KGB’s unmarried maximum intelligence and counterintelligence coups, and the making plans of the organization’s such a lot notorious assassination, all came about inside of one mile of Bishop Lamy’s statue in entrance of Saint Francis Cathedral in significant Santa Fe.

In this attention-grabbing advisor, former CIA agent E. B. Held makes use of declassified records from either the CIA and KGB, in addition to secondary assets, to track one of the most infamous spying occasions in usa heritage. His paintings courses sleek viewers in the course of the historical past of such occasions because the plot to assassinate Leon Trotsky, Ted Hall’s supply of technical info of the atom bomb to the KGB, and the arguable allegations relating to Los Alamos nationwide Laboratory scientist Dr. Wen Ho Lee’s contacts with China.

Held offers history fabric in addition to sleek web site destinations to permit chilly struggle fanatics the chance to discover in an entire new manner the settings for those old events.

"A interesting look at the background that lies in the back of all of it, A Spy's consultant to Santa Fe and Albuquerque is a most sensible choose for these drawn to New Mexico or espionage history." -- Midwest ebook Review

"Bruce Held, himself an espionage officer of infrequent intelligence, perception and charm, takes us on a notable strolling journey of espionage that extends seamlessly from Stalin's assassination of Leon Trotsky, via pre-cold battle nuclear spying, Edward Lee Howard's chilly warfare betrayal and into the current day worldwide wish to "steal" high-technology secrets and techniques. All of this facilities round a tiny yet very important nook of the world---Santa Fe. because of Held's deft examine and deep knowing of the tradecraft of espionage, Santa Fe now takes its position in conjunction with the historical secret agent facilities of the realm. it is lengthy overdue." -- David Cohen, Former Director, CIA Clandestine Operations

"[Held's] ebook should be a important advisor, specially in the event you are looking to stopover at web site destinations whereas exploring the surroundings of a few of the main an important spying operations in usa history." -- Tucson Citizen

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