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By E. B. Held

whilst contemplating New Mexico, few american citizens imagine spy-vs.-spy intrigue, yet in reality, to many foreign 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 so much notorious assassination, all came about inside one mile of Bishop Lamy’s statue in entrance of Saint Francis Cathedral in primary 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 the most infamous spying occasions in usa background. His paintings publications sleek viewers during 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 concerning Los Alamos nationwide Laboratory scientist Dr. Wen Ho Lee’s contacts with China.

Held offers history fabric in addition to glossy website destinations to permit chilly battle lovers the chance to discover in a complete new approach the settings for those ancient events.

"A interesting check out the heritage that lies in the back of all of it, A Spy's advisor to Santa Fe and Albuquerque is a most sensible decide for these attracted to New Mexico or espionage history." -- Midwest booklet Review

"Bruce Held, himself an espionage officer of infrequent intelligence, perception and beauty, takes us on a awesome 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 important nook of the world---Santa Fe. due to Held's deft learn and deep knowing of the tradecraft of espionage, Santa Fe now takes its position at the side of the old undercover agent facilities of the realm. it is lengthy overdue." -- David Cohen, Former Director, CIA Clandestine Operations

"[Held's] booklet may be a worthy consultant, particularly if you happen to are looking to stopover at website destinations whereas exploring the surroundings of a few of the main the most important spying operations in usa history." -- Tucson Citizen

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