Gehlen; spy of the century, has 9 ratings and 1 review. Charlie said: The title, if lurid, is not inappropriate. I have come across references to the “Ge. LibraryThing Review. User Review – robeik – LibraryThing. Lots of detail about post-war intellegence operations in (West) Germany in the 20 years post-World. 2 2 APR Ur/-\LrJ /05/ CIA-RDP’f R ehien: Spy of the Century by E. H. Cook idge (Random House; $10) CPYRGHT CPYRG’H.T. The’General.
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President of the Federal Intelligence Bureau — He supplies notes for sources on each chapter and includes a good bibliography.
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Gehlen was reclusive, not granting interviews with journalists and not allowing himself to be photographed. While this was a civilian office, he was also a lieutenant-general in the Reserve forces of the Bundeswehrthe highest-ranking reserve-officer in the military of West Germany.
As the spies emerged from the shadows, Gehlen, personally, and the Gehlen Organisation, officially, were attacked by the governments of the Western powers and the Soviet Union. Trivia About Gehlen; spy of th Oct 02, Charlie Brown rated apy really liked it.
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Derek added it Jul 12, In lateat the start of the Cold War, the U. Lists with This Book. Gehlen; spy of the century, by E.
In exchange for his liberty and the liberty of his command prisoners of the U. Want to Read saving…. The General Was a Spy: In Aprildespite his professionalism and the accurate military intelligence, Hitler dismissed Gehlen, soon after his promotion to major general. Gehlen initially selected ex-intelligence officers of the Wehrmacht as staff; eventually, the organisation comprised some 4, anti-communist secret agents. He resented this arrangement and inthe year after his Organisation was established, Gehlen arranged for a transfer and became subordinate to the Central Intelligence Agency CIA.
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Return to Book Page. Gehlen was born to a Roman Catholic family; his father was a book-seller in Erfurt. Federal Intelligence Service Germany. Amir Meta is currently reading it Apr 30, Creolebeige added it Jun 04, Please provide an email address. As the spymaster of the Gehlen Organisation, Gehlen became president of the BND as an espionage service, until he was forced out of office in Be the first to ask a question about Gehlen; spy of the century.
Published inthis book pre-dates the Freedom of Information Act; I would expect that additional information has become available since it was written. Chris Greenlee marked it as to-read Jul 24, Intelligence as the Gehlen Organisation or “the Org”, a secret intelligence service composed of former intelligence officers of the Wehrmacht and members of the SS and the SDwhich was headquartered first at Oberurselnear Frankfurt, then at Pullachnear Munich.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Cookridge himself would seem to be an interesting person. The public katzenjammer over the mysterious activities of super spy Gehlen shows no sign of letting up; instead, the din grows more boisterous — and more confusing — with each new gossipy revelation, charge, countercharge, memory lapse, and sensational tale of international cat-and-mouse.
Lawrence Paterson rated it really liked it Apr 12, Robert is currently reading it Jan 15, KIRKUS REVIEW The public katzenjammer over the mysterious activities of super spy Gehlen shows no fo of letting up; instead, the din grows more boisterous — and more confusing — with each new gossipy revelation, charge, countercharge, memory lapse, and sensational tale of international cat-and-mouse.