Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School by Franz Neumann

By Franz Neumann

During the second one global battle, 3 widespread participants of the Frankfurt School--Franz Neumann, Herbert Marcuse, and Otto Kirchheimer--worked as intelligence analysts for the place of work of Strategic companies, the wartime forerunner of the CIA. This publication brings jointly their most crucial intelligence experiences on Nazi Germany, such a lot of them released right here for the 1st time.

These experiences supply a clean standpoint on Hitler's regime and the second one international struggle, and a desirable window on Frankfurt college severe idea. They advance a close research of Nazism as a social and economic climate and the function of anti-Semitism in Nazism, in addition to a coherent plan for the reconstruction of postwar Germany as a democratic political procedure with a socialist economic climate. those experiences performed an important position within the improvement of postwar Allied coverage, together with denazification and the instruction of the Nuremberg Trials. additionally they demonstrate how wartime intelligence research formed the highbrow agendas of those 3 vital German-Jewish students who fled Nazi persecution ahead of the war.

Secret studies on Nazi Germany includes a foreword through Raymond Geuss in addition to a finished basic advent by means of Raffaele Laudani that places those writings in historic and highbrow context.

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By Franz Neumann

During the second one global battle, 3 widespread participants of the Frankfurt School--Franz Neumann, Herbert Marcuse, and Otto Kirchheimer--worked as intelligence analysts for the place of work of Strategic companies, the wartime forerunner of the CIA. This publication brings jointly their most crucial intelligence experiences on Nazi Germany, such a lot of them released right here for the 1st time.

These experiences supply a clean standpoint on Hitler's regime and the second one international struggle, and a desirable window on Frankfurt college severe idea. They advance a close research of Nazism as a social and economic climate and the function of anti-Semitism in Nazism, in addition to a coherent plan for the reconstruction of postwar Germany as a democratic political procedure with a socialist economic climate. those experiences performed an important position within the improvement of postwar Allied coverage, together with denazification and the instruction of the Nuremberg Trials. additionally they demonstrate how wartime intelligence research formed the highbrow agendas of those 3 vital German-Jewish students who fled Nazi persecution ahead of the war.

Secret studies on Nazi Germany includes a foreword through Raymond Geuss in addition to a finished basic advent by means of Raffaele Laudani that places those writings in historic and highbrow context.

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The Cockleshell Raid - Bordeaux 1942 by Ken Ford

By Ken Ford

Via the tip of 1941 Germany used to be desperately wanting crucial uncooked fabrics. very important offers from Japan have been shipped to Germany via 'blockade runners' utilizing the port of Bordeaux as their major base. Allied forces wanted an project to intrude with the paintings of those lone service provider ships on the port, resulting in the formation of plans that finally turned referred to as the Cockleshell Heroes Raid, within which a unit of Royal Marine Commandos fastened a raid through canoes introduced from a submarine. during this new addition to Osprey's RAID sequence, writer Ken Ford explores the heritage of what's probably the bravest and innovative raids of the total warfare. The ebook information the unique plans of the raid, besides a number of the issues and demanding situations confronted by means of the Commandos, and explores the end result of the raid.

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By Ken Ford

Via the tip of 1941 Germany used to be desperately wanting crucial uncooked fabrics. very important offers from Japan have been shipped to Germany via 'blockade runners' utilizing the port of Bordeaux as their major base. Allied forces wanted an project to intrude with the paintings of those lone service provider ships on the port, resulting in the formation of plans that finally turned referred to as the Cockleshell Heroes Raid, within which a unit of Royal Marine Commandos fastened a raid through canoes introduced from a submarine. during this new addition to Osprey's RAID sequence, writer Ken Ford explores the heritage of what's probably the bravest and innovative raids of the total warfare. The ebook information the unique plans of the raid, besides a number of the issues and demanding situations confronted by means of the Commandos, and explores the end result of the raid.

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By Way of Deception : The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad by Victor Ostrovsky

By Victor Ostrovsky

The 1st time the Mossad got here calling, they sought after Victor Ostrovsky for his or her assassination unit, the kidon. He grew to become them down. the following time, he agreed to go into the grueling three-year education application to develop into a katsa, or intelligence case officer, for the mythical Israeli secret agent association. when it comes to Deception is the explosive chronicle of his reviews within the Mossad, and of 2 a long time in their scary and sometimes ruthless covert actions worldwide. Penetrating a ways deeper than the bestselling each undercover agent a Prince, it truly is an insider's account of Mossad strategies and exploits. In chilling aspect, Ostrovsky asserts that the Mossad refused to percentage severe wisdom of a deliberate suicide venture in Beirut, resulting in the demise of 1000's of U.S. Marines and French troops. He tells how they tracked Yasser Arafat by way of recruiting his motive force and bodyguard; how they withheld details at the whereabouts of yankee hostages, paving the best way for the Iran-Contra scandal; and the way their intervention into mystery UN negotiations resulted in the unexpected resignation of ambassador Andrew younger and the downfall of his occupation. when it comes to Deception describes the surprising scope and intensity of the Mossad's impression, disclosing how Jewish groups within the united states, Europe, and South the USA are armed and informed by means of the association in mystery ?self-defense? devices, and the way Mossad brokers facilitate the drug alternate with a view to pay the big expenditures of its far-flung, clandestine operation. And it portrays a community that has grown dangerously uncontrolled, as inner squabbles have resulted in the break out of terrorists and the pursuit of ?policies? thoroughly at odds with the pursuits of the country of Israel. This record is probably crucial and debatable ebook of its variety because Spycatcher.

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By Victor Ostrovsky

The 1st time the Mossad got here calling, they sought after Victor Ostrovsky for his or her assassination unit, the kidon. He grew to become them down. the following time, he agreed to go into the grueling three-year education application to develop into a katsa, or intelligence case officer, for the mythical Israeli secret agent association. when it comes to Deception is the explosive chronicle of his reviews within the Mossad, and of 2 a long time in their scary and sometimes ruthless covert actions worldwide. Penetrating a ways deeper than the bestselling each undercover agent a Prince, it truly is an insider's account of Mossad strategies and exploits. In chilling aspect, Ostrovsky asserts that the Mossad refused to percentage severe wisdom of a deliberate suicide venture in Beirut, resulting in the demise of 1000's of U.S. Marines and French troops. He tells how they tracked Yasser Arafat by way of recruiting his motive force and bodyguard; how they withheld details at the whereabouts of yankee hostages, paving the best way for the Iran-Contra scandal; and the way their intervention into mystery UN negotiations resulted in the unexpected resignation of ambassador Andrew younger and the downfall of his occupation. when it comes to Deception describes the surprising scope and intensity of the Mossad's impression, disclosing how Jewish groups within the united states, Europe, and South the USA are armed and informed by means of the association in mystery ?self-defense? devices, and the way Mossad brokers facilitate the drug alternate with a view to pay the big expenditures of its far-flung, clandestine operation. And it portrays a community that has grown dangerously uncontrolled, as inner squabbles have resulted in the break out of terrorists and the pursuit of ?policies? thoroughly at odds with the pursuits of the country of Israel. This record is probably crucial and debatable ebook of its variety because Spycatcher.

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US Navy SEALs by Mir Bahmanyar, Chris Osman

By Mir Bahmanyar, Chris Osman

После неудачи США в специальных операциях в течение конца 1970-х - 1980-х, было принято решение обновить их потенциал. Согласно официальной версии эта удалось

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By Mir Bahmanyar, Chris Osman

После неудачи США в специальных операциях в течение конца 1970-х - 1980-х, было принято решение обновить их потенциал. Согласно официальной версии эта удалось

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Spies: The Secret Agents Who Changed the Course of History by Ernest Volkman

By Ernest Volkman

"Highly entertaining." —Publishers Weekly"An exciting text." —BooklistAcclaimed writer Ernest Volkman strips away the myths and Hollywood hype to bare the human drama in the back of "the world's moment oldest career" —espionage. listed below are the lads and girls whose bold feats of subterfuge have, for larger or worse, irrevocably altered the process heritage: "Counterfeit Traitor" Eric Erickson, the yank businessman who, posing as a Swedish Nazi, helped stanch the move of oil to Hitler's battle computing device and finish the struggle in Europe. Fritz Kauders, the Viennese Jew who went from being a small-time self belief trickster to being one in all Germany's so much valued spies and a Soviet double agent. Amy Thorpe, the attractive American debutante became superspy. British agent 17F, Ian Fleming, writer of a few of the main outrageous (and potent) "dirty methods" within the annals of espionage. Dutch housewife-turned-burlesque-dancer-turned-secret-agent Margareta Zelle, a.k.a. Mata Hari, who, opposite to renowned trust, used to be neither attractive nor an exceptional undercover agent fantastic Soviet superspy Richard Sorge, whose intelligence-gathering operation in Japan balked Nazi Germany's try to grab Moscow.ERNEST VOLKMAN, previously a prize-winning nationwide correspondent for Newsday, has been a journalist for greater than thirty-five years. He focuses on the darkish global of espionage, a topic approximately which he has written 1000s of articles and several other books, together with mystery Intelligence and Warriors of the evening. Mr. Volkman has served as advisor for numerous foreign-produced documentaries facing espionage, together with works for excellent Britain's ITV and BBC, and he has seemed on quite a few American information courses, together with Nightline and this present day.

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By Ernest Volkman

"Highly entertaining." —Publishers Weekly"An exciting text." —BooklistAcclaimed writer Ernest Volkman strips away the myths and Hollywood hype to bare the human drama in the back of "the world's moment oldest career" —espionage. listed below are the lads and girls whose bold feats of subterfuge have, for larger or worse, irrevocably altered the process heritage: "Counterfeit Traitor" Eric Erickson, the yank businessman who, posing as a Swedish Nazi, helped stanch the move of oil to Hitler's battle computing device and finish the struggle in Europe. Fritz Kauders, the Viennese Jew who went from being a small-time self belief trickster to being one in all Germany's so much valued spies and a Soviet double agent. Amy Thorpe, the attractive American debutante became superspy. British agent 17F, Ian Fleming, writer of a few of the main outrageous (and potent) "dirty methods" within the annals of espionage. Dutch housewife-turned-burlesque-dancer-turned-secret-agent Margareta Zelle, a.k.a. Mata Hari, who, opposite to renowned trust, used to be neither attractive nor an exceptional undercover agent fantastic Soviet superspy Richard Sorge, whose intelligence-gathering operation in Japan balked Nazi Germany's try to grab Moscow.ERNEST VOLKMAN, previously a prize-winning nationwide correspondent for Newsday, has been a journalist for greater than thirty-five years. He focuses on the darkish global of espionage, a topic approximately which he has written 1000s of articles and several other books, together with mystery Intelligence and Warriors of the evening. Mr. Volkman has served as advisor for numerous foreign-produced documentaries facing espionage, together with works for excellent Britain's ITV and BBC, and he has seemed on quite a few American information courses, together with Nightline and this present day.

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United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown by Peter Bergen

By Peter Bergen

A riveting, panoramic examine “homegrown” Islamist terrorism from Sep 11 to the present
 
due to the fact 9-11, greater than 300 Americans—born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere—have been indicted or convicted of terrorism fees. a few have taken the struggle out of the country: an American was once between those that deliberate the assaults in Mumbai, and greater than 80 U.S. voters were charged with ISIS-related crimes. Others have acted on American soil, as with the assaults at fortress Hood, the Boston Marathon, and in San Bernardino. What motivates them, how are they expert, and what can we sacrifice in our efforts to trace them?
 
Paced like a detective tale, United States of Jihad tells the entwined tales of the main actors at the American entrance. one of the perpetrators are Anwar al-Awlaki, the recent Mexico-born radical cleric who grew to become the 1st American citizen killed via a CIA drone and who mentored the Charlie Hebdo shooters; Samir Khan, whose Inspire webzine has rallied terrorists worldwide, together with the Tsarnaev brothers; and Omar Hammami, an Alabama local and hip hop fan who grew to become a fixture in al Shabaab’s propaganda video clips until eventually fatally displeasing his superiors.
 
Drawing on his wide community of intelligence contacts, from the nationwide Counterterrorism middle and the FBI to the NYPD, Peter Bergen additionally deals an within examine the debatable strategies of the firms monitoring capability terrorists—from infiltrating mosques to large surveillance; on the bias skilled through blameless observant Muslims by the hands of legislation enforcement; on the critics and defenders of U.S. guidelines on terrorism; and at how social media has revolutionized terrorism.
 
Lucid and conscientiously researched, United States of Jihad is a necessary new research of the americans who've embraced militant Islam either the following and abroad.

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By Peter Bergen

A riveting, panoramic examine “homegrown” Islamist terrorism from Sep 11 to the present
 
due to the fact 9-11, greater than 300 Americans—born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere—have been indicted or convicted of terrorism fees. a few have taken the struggle out of the country: an American was once between those that deliberate the assaults in Mumbai, and greater than 80 U.S. voters were charged with ISIS-related crimes. Others have acted on American soil, as with the assaults at fortress Hood, the Boston Marathon, and in San Bernardino. What motivates them, how are they expert, and what can we sacrifice in our efforts to trace them?
 
Paced like a detective tale, United States of Jihad tells the entwined tales of the main actors at the American entrance. one of the perpetrators are Anwar al-Awlaki, the recent Mexico-born radical cleric who grew to become the 1st American citizen killed via a CIA drone and who mentored the Charlie Hebdo shooters; Samir Khan, whose Inspire webzine has rallied terrorists worldwide, together with the Tsarnaev brothers; and Omar Hammami, an Alabama local and hip hop fan who grew to become a fixture in al Shabaab’s propaganda video clips until eventually fatally displeasing his superiors.
 
Drawing on his wide community of intelligence contacts, from the nationwide Counterterrorism middle and the FBI to the NYPD, Peter Bergen additionally deals an within examine the debatable strategies of the firms monitoring capability terrorists—from infiltrating mosques to large surveillance; on the bias skilled through blameless observant Muslims by the hands of legislation enforcement; on the critics and defenders of U.S. guidelines on terrorism; and at how social media has revolutionized terrorism.
 
Lucid and conscientiously researched, United States of Jihad is a necessary new research of the americans who've embraced militant Islam either the following and abroad.

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British Clandestine Activities in Romania during the Second by Dennis Deletant

By Dennis Deletant

British Clandestine actions in Romania in the course of the moment international conflict is the 1st monograph to envision the task through the complete warfare of SOE and MI6. It used to be normally believed in Britain's struggle workplace, after Hitler's career of Austria in March 1938, that Germany might search to impose its will on South-East Europe ahead of turning its recognition in the direction of Western Europe. Given Romania's geographical place, there has been little Britain may provide her. The brutal truth of British-Romanian kin used to be that Germany was once inconveniently within the manner: chance, proximity of manufacture and the logistics of offer all advised in favour of the 3rd Reich. This held, in fact, for army in addition to fiscal issues. In those situations the British concluded that their in simple terms weapon opposed to German goals in international locations which fell into Hitler's orbit have been army subversive operations and a concomitant try and draw Romania out of her alliance with Germany.

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By Dennis Deletant

British Clandestine actions in Romania in the course of the moment international conflict is the 1st monograph to envision the task through the complete warfare of SOE and MI6. It used to be normally believed in Britain's struggle workplace, after Hitler's career of Austria in March 1938, that Germany might search to impose its will on South-East Europe ahead of turning its recognition in the direction of Western Europe. Given Romania's geographical place, there has been little Britain may provide her. The brutal truth of British-Romanian kin used to be that Germany was once inconveniently within the manner: chance, proximity of manufacture and the logistics of offer all advised in favour of the 3rd Reich. This held, in fact, for army in addition to fiscal issues. In those situations the British concluded that their in simple terms weapon opposed to German goals in international locations which fell into Hitler's orbit have been army subversive operations and a concomitant try and draw Romania out of her alliance with Germany.

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