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Deception

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

I.B. TAURIS, 2014

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... statues of Beaconsfield and Lincoln …’ ‘The three men met in Menzies’ office, beneath a portrait of his patron, the late King Edward VII, dressed in tweeds and deerstalker, a shotgun in one hand, a brace of grouse in the other, and a gun-dog...

Sideways into SIS

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Howard

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

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... light went on, and I entered C’s office, where he sat under a portrait of his supposed father King Edward VII. The atmosphere was formal. He was sitting at a table. Beside him, also at the table, was Colonel Vivian. It became apparent, very...

Michael Straight

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Howard

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

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... Moore, George Edward Moore (1873–1958) was educated at Dulwich and Trinity College Cambridge, where he was elected fellow in 1908. An eminent philosopher, he taught at Cambridge until 1939, urging that philosophy should stick...

Admiral Canaris

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Howard

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

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... rescued French aristocrats from the guillotine. Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1866–1946) was a prolific and extremely popular author of novels about intrigue in high society, the German menace and international espionage. Had I...

Anthony Blunt

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Howard

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

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...Long after the initial wave of books about Kim Philby, the treachery of the Cambridge spies continued to fascinate the British public. Industrious authors such as Andrew Boyle Andrew P.M. Boyle (1919–91) was educated at Blairs...

Peter Wright

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Howard

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

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... was a Cambridge zoologist who later served in MI5, where he won the George Medal for bravery in defusing a German bomb. In 1971 the prime minister, Edward Heath, appointed Rothschild as the first head of the Central Policy Review Staff,...

Otto John and Reinhard Gehlen

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Howard

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

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...Otto John (1909–97) was a German anti-Nazi conspirator who managed to escape in the aftermath of the July Plot and was eventually brought to England. With British support he became the first head of the Federal Office for the Protection...

Percy Sillitoe and Dick White

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Howard

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

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...While Trevor-Roper was often at odds with his superiors during his wartime years in the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), his relations with the Security Service (MI5) had been easier. His old tutor, J.C. Masterman, served in MI5, as did...

Editor’s Introduction

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Howard

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

I.B. TAURIS, 2014

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... to be an illegitimate son of Edward VII, Menzies headed the military intelligence section of SIS until autumn 1939, when he won the contest to become chief, with support from the Foreign Office. Sisman, Hugh...

Ultra

Edward Harrison

Hugh Trevor-Roper was the most brilliant historian of his generation. An expert in the history of early modern Britain and Nazi Germany, he was Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University and latterly Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He received a life peerage in 1979. He was the author of numerous books, including his famous investigation of Hitler’s last days. During World War II, Trevor-Roper served in the Secret Intelligence Service, giving him a remarkable insight into the work of the intelligence services in Britain. His Wartime Journals were published by I.B.Tauris in 2012. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Howard

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The Secret World : Behind the Curtain of British Intelligence in World War II and the Cold War

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...Ultra was a term used during World War II to refer to the British decrypts of messages originally encoded by the German Enigma machine. This remarkable feat of code-breaking and its vital importance to the Allied war effort became very...