By Glenn P. Hastedt

A accomplished two-volume evaluation and research of all elements of espionage within the American historic adventure, targeting key members and technologies.

• comprises over 750 entries in chronologically prepared sections, protecting very important spies, spying applied sciences, and events

• Written by means of a professional group of contributing students from a number of fields inside historical past and political science

• offers a chronology of key occasions with regards to using espionage by way of the U.S. or via enemies inside of our borders

• A thesaurus of key espionage phrases

• an intensive bibliography of print and digital assets for additional reading

• photographs of key contributors plus maps of geographical destinations and armed forces engagements the place espionage performed a major role

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Many of the references are fragmentary, and disinformation may appear in the record as sterling truth. ” Treasury Department official Harry Dexter White, and President Franklin Roosevelt’s aide, Lauchlin Currie, although referenced as sources of information, are not shown to be Communist Party members. Klaus Fuchs was known to be a German Communist before assignment to work on the nuclear bomb. Theodore Hall provided information on the Manhattan Project, but was probably not a party member—he later said that no nation should have a monopoly on such destructive capabilities.

Jackson, Robert. High Cold War: Strategic Air Reconnaissance and the Electronic Intelligence War. Newbury Park, CA: Haynes North America, 1998. Lashmar, Paul. Spy Flights of the Cold War. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1996. Polmar, Norman. Spyplane: The U-2 History Declassified. Osceola, WI: MBI Publishing Company, 2001. Richardson, Doug. Modern Spyplanes. New York: Salamander Books, 1990. © 2011 ABC-Clio. All Rights Reserved. 9 Agee, Philip Thornborough, Anthony M. Sky Spies: Three Decades of Airborne Reconnaissance.

Air force intelligence estimated that by mid-1959 the Soviet Union would have between 600 and 700 bombers. The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), along with the army and navy, anticipated a smaller force. 12 © 2011 ABC-Clio. All Rights Reserved. Air Force Intelligence The existence of a bomber gap became a major campaign issue in the 1960 presidential election and was later found not to exist. A repeat of sorts occurred in the mid-1960s with accusations of the existence of a missile gap. Once again the air force argued for a considerably higher number of Soviet intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) than did other members of the intelligence community.

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