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By E. B. Held

while taking into account New Mexico, few american citizens imagine spy-vs.-spy intrigue, yet actually, 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 happened inside of 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 files from either the CIA and KGB, in addition to secondary assets, to track one of the most infamous spying occasions in usa historical past. His paintings courses sleek viewers during the heritage 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 relating to Los Alamos nationwide Laboratory scientist Dr. Wen Ho Lee’s contacts with China.

Held presents heritage fabric in addition to sleek web site destinations to permit chilly warfare fans the chance to discover in an entire new manner the settings for those ancient events.

"A interesting check out the background that lies at the back of all of it, A Spy's consultant to Santa Fe and Albuquerque is a best decide for these attracted to New Mexico or espionage history." -- Midwest e-book Review

"Bruce Held, himself an espionage officer of infrequent intelligence, perception and charm, takes us on a awesome jogging journey of espionage that extends seamlessly from Stalin's assassination of Leon Trotsky, via pre-cold warfare nuclear spying, Edward Lee Howard's chilly warfare betrayal and into the current day worldwide wish to "steal" high-technology secrets and techniques. All of this facilities round a tiny yet very important nook of the world---Santa Fe. because of Held's deft study and deep realizing of the tradecraft of espionage, Santa Fe now takes its position at the side of the ancient secret agent facilities of the realm. it really is lengthy overdue." -- David Cohen, Former Director, CIA Clandestine Operations

"[Held's] ebook might be a invaluable consultant, specially when you are looking to stopover at website destinations whereas exploring the environment of a few of the main an important spying operations in usa history." -- Tucson Citizen

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