By E. B. Held

while contemplating New Mexico, few americans imagine spy-vs.-spy intrigue, yet in reality, to many overseas intelligence operatives, the state’s identify is almost synonymous with espionage, and Santa Fe is a sacred web site. 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 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 resources, to track probably the most infamous spying occasions in usa heritage. His paintings courses glossy viewers in the course of the historical past of such occasions because the plot to assassinate Leon Trotsky, Ted Hall’s supply of technical information 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 heritage fabric in addition to glossy website destinations to permit chilly conflict fans the chance to discover in an entire new manner the settings for those ancient events.

"A attention-grabbing inspect the heritage that lies at the back of all of it, A Spy's advisor to Santa Fe and Albuquerque is a best choose for these drawn to New Mexico or espionage history." -- Midwest e-book Review

"Bruce Held, himself an espionage officer of infrequent intelligence, perception and style, takes us on a notable jogging travel of espionage that extends seamlessly from Stalin's assassination of Leon Trotsky, via pre-cold conflict nuclear spying, Edward Lee Howard's chilly conflict betrayal and into the current day international wish to "steal" high-technology secrets and techniques. All of this facilities round a tiny yet very important nook of the world---Santa Fe. due to Held's deft examine and deep realizing of the tradecraft of espionage, Santa Fe now takes its position together with the ancient undercover agent facilities of the area. it is lengthy overdue." -- David Cohen, Former Director, CIA Clandestine Operations

"[Held's] publication may be a precious advisor, specially in case you are looking to stopover at website destinations whereas exploring the atmosphere of a few of the main the most important spying operations in usa history." -- Tucson Citizen

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