By Ben Wheatley
Following the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, the enemy and impartial press protecting the German career of the Baltic states provided the British executive an important circulation of OSINT protecting the whole German East. OSINT used to be the single type of intelligence on hand to the British from the Nazi-occupied Soviet Union, as a result international workplace suspension of all covert intelligence amassing contained in the Soviet Union. the chance of jeopardising the delicate Anglo-Soviet alliance was once thought of too nice to proceed covert intelligence operations. during this publication, Wheatley essentially examines OSINT received by way of the Stockholm Press examining Bureau (SPRB) in Sweden and analysed and sent to the British executive by way of the international examine and Press carrier (FRPS) Baltic States part and its successor, the overseas place of work learn division (FORD).
Shedding mild on a ignored quarter of moment international conflict intelligence and applying invaluable case reports of the FRPS/FORD Baltic States Section's Intelligence, British Intelligence and Hitler's Empire within the Soviet Union, 1941-1945 makes a brand new and critical argument as a way to be of serious worth to scholars and students of British intelligence heritage and the second one international War.
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British Intelligence and Hitler's Empire in the Soviet Union, 1941-1945 by Ben Wheatley