Undercover gegen den Terror

  • Filename: undercover-gegen-den-terror.
  • ISBN: 9783959716512
  • Release Date: 2017-08-14
  • Number of pages: 350
  • Author: Tom Marcus
  • Publisher: Riva Verlag



Tom Marcus wurde vom MI5 rekrutiert, um sein Land zu schützen – undercover gegen interne und externe Bedrohungen, den Terror und zum Schutz der größten Geheimnisse des Landes. Tägliche Entscheidungen, die Leben oder Tod bedeuten. Ein nie enden wollender Kampf, den viele seiner Kollegen nicht überleben sollten. Bei einem seiner Einsätze nahm er die Identität eines verwahrlosten Obdachlosen an – und stellte bei einem Verdächtigen außergewöhnliche Verhaltensweisen fest. Zeichen, die vielleicht niemand außer einem ausgebildeten Agenten bemerkt hätte. Tom ließ das Haus stürmen. Gefunden wurden einige Gewehre und sechs selbstgebaute Bomben. Diese hätten, so zeigte sich später, 60 Schulkinder töten sollen, die sich auf der Rückfahrt von einer Klassenfahrt befanden. Dieser fesselnde Bericht über einen Krieg, der um unserer Sicherheit willen geführt wird, weiht uns in eines der am besten behüteten Geheimnisse Europas ein – den britischen Geheimdienst MI5.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

  • Filename: tinker-tailor-soldier-spy.
  • ISBN: 9781444742862
  • Release Date: 2012-01-30
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: John Le Carré
  • Publisher: Hachette UK



This enhanced eBook edition of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy includes the international trailer for the highly acclaimed film, directed by Tomas Alfredson from Studio Canal and 'The Guide to George Smiley'. The Circus has already suffered a bad defeat, and the result was two bullets in a man's back. But a bigger threat still exists. And the legendary George Smiley is recruited to root out a high-level mole of thirty years' standing - though to find him means spying on the spies. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is brilliant and ceaselessly compelling, pitting Smiley against his Cold War rival, Karla, in one of the greatest struggles in all fiction.

Soldier Spy

  • Filename: soldier-spy.
  • ISBN: 9781405927888
  • Release Date: 2016-10-06
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Tom Marcus
  • Publisher: Penguin UK



For the very first time an MI5 undercover surveillance officer provides an unputdownable, eye-opening account of the on-going struggle to keep Britain's streets safe and terror free. 'Gripping. One of the most successful MI5 undercover surveillance officers of his time' Sun 'Very well written, gives a startling amount of operational detail, the biggest shock of all - MI5 agreed to its publication' Sunday Times In the boot were six homemade pipe bombs, all linked to detonate at the same time from a single call on a brand-new pay-as-you-go phone found on the target. Special Branch also found Chinese Type 56 assault rifles with eight full magazines full of ammunition. His target was a local school. He planned to attack two coaches of teenagers returning home after a school trip to France. Approximately sixty children, their accompanying teachers and their waiting parents. He was going to kill them all . . . Tom Marcus was recruited by MI5 in the wake of the 7/7 attacks on London. After five years spent undercover as part of a covert British Army special operations unit he offered the Security Service the edge they so desperately needed. Following months of intensive training, Marcus was thrown into a world of relentless, unimaginable pressure; a never-ending struggle to prevent terrorist atrocities on our city streets, foil devastating strikes against the nation's infrastructure, and keep our country's secrets safe from foreign spies. Split second decisions carried life or death consequences. And not all his colleagues would survive the fight. In this explosive first-hand account, Soldier Spy lifts the lid on the war being waged by MI5 to keep us safe in our towns and cities for the first time; a blistering, visceral insight into life on the front line against terror, revealed in never-before-seen detail.

Liar Temptress Soldier Spy

  • Filename: liar-temptress-soldier-spy.
  • ISBN: 9780062092915
  • Release Date: 2014-09-02
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: Karen Abbott
  • Publisher: Harper Collins



Karen Abbott, the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and “pioneer of sizzle history” (USA Today), tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything to become spies during the Civil War. Karen Abbott illuminates one of the most fascinating yet little known aspects of the Civil War: the stories of four courageous women—a socialite, a farmgirl, an abolitionist, and a widow—who were spies. After shooting a Union soldier in her front hall with a pocket pistol, Belle Boyd became a courier and spy for the Confederate army, using her charms to seduce men on both sides. Emma Edmonds cut off her hair and assumed the identity of a man to enlist as a Union private, witnessing the bloodiest battles of the Civil War. The beautiful widow, Rose O’Neale Greenhow, engaged in affairs with powerful Northern politicians to gather intelligence for the Confederacy, and used her young daughter to send information to Southern generals. Elizabeth Van Lew, a wealthy Richmond abolitionist, hid behind her proper Southern manners as she orchestrated a far-reaching espionage ring, right under the noses of suspicious rebel detectives. Using a wealth of primary source material and interviews with the spies’ descendants, Abbott seamlessly weaves the adventures of these four heroines throughout the tumultuous years of the war. With a cast of real-life characters including Walt Whitman, Nathaniel Hawthorne, General Stonewall Jackson, detective Allan Pinkerton, Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, and Emperor Napoleon III, Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy draws you into the war as these daring women lived it. Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy contains 39 black & photos and 3 maps.

Whistleblower Soldier Spy

  • Filename: whistleblower-soldier-spy.
  • ISBN: 9781909718333
  • Release Date: 2013-11-15
  • Number of pages: 348
  • Author: Tom Clonan
  • Publisher: Liberties Press



Captain Tom Clonan's odyssey begins as an Irish army officer in war-torn Lebanon and Bosnia. As a soldier, he witnesses the brutality and squalor of war in the conflict zones of the Middle East and Central Europe. On his return to peacetime Ireland, he is forced to confront the dark secret at the heart of the Irish Armed Forces including the systematic sexual harassment of Irish women soldiers. Over a million US troops have taken part in the Global War on Terror. Most take their first steps on that journey at Shannon Airport. Thousands return in sealed coffins. From Shannon Airport, to Iraq, Syria and Guantanamo Bay - Clonan's exploration of this world war begins, and ends, in Ireland. Whistleblower, Soldier, Spy charts Clonan's progression from soldier to academic and journalist as Irish Times security analyst and offers an honest and vivid account of life on and off duty. Clonan writes of his own personal hardships, coming to terms with the loss of a precious daughter and the struggle to protect a son in ill health. It is a testimony to conflict, global and personal, and of the importance of moral courage. It is a book which ultimately affirms the power of love in the fight against the forces of destruction.

Soldier Spy Heroine

  • Filename: soldier-spy-heroine.
  • ISBN: 9781631581090
  • Release Date: 2017-01-24
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Debra Ann Pawlak
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.



The Story of the Woman Who Fooled the Yankees and Rebels Alike. As a child, Sarah Emma Edmonds dreamed of faraway places and adventure, often picturing herself as a man. When her abusive father traded her hand in marriage for a few head of livestock, she fled their farm and took on the identity of traveling salesman Franklin Thompson eventually settling in Flint, Michigan. There, as Thompson, she joined Company F of the Second Michigan Volunteer Infantry and distinguished herself as a true Civil War hero. In between the First Battle of Bull Run, the Battle of Yorktown, the Battle of Williamsburg, and the Battle of Fair Oaks/Seven Pines, Thompson nursed the sick and wounded, carried the mail across dangerous terrain, and became one of the Secret Service’s first spies. Using various disguises including that of a former slave and an Irish peddler woman, Thompson infiltrated enemy lines and stole vital information from the Rebels until a severe case of malaria took its toll. Knowing that the medical attention she needed would reveal her carefully kept secret, she unwillingly deserted the Union Army in 1863. But Sarah Emma Edmonds wasn’t finished. She had a soldier’s pension to fight for and an honorable discharge to claim. Almost a decade after the war was over, she came forward and asked the astonished men she served with for their help in clearing the name of Franklin Thompson. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction—novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Hot Soldier Spy

  • Filename: hot-soldier-spy.
  • ISBN: 9780996088459
  • Release Date: 2017-11-14
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Cindy Dees
  • Publisher: Cynthia Dees



Mannerheim

  • Filename: mannerheim.
  • ISBN: 9781908323187
  • Release Date: 2012-12-11
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Jonathan Clements
  • Publisher: Haus Publishing



Baron Gustaf Mannerheim was one of the greatest figures of the twentieth century, and the only man to be decorated by both sides in the Second World War. As a Finnish officer in Russian service, he witnessed the coronation of the last Tsar, and was both reprimanded for foolhardiness and decorated for bravery in the Russo-Japanese War. He spent two years undercover in Asia as an agent in the 'Great Game', posing as a Swedish anthropologist. He crossed China on horseback, stopping en route to teach the 13th Dalai Lama how to shoot with a pistol, and spying on the Japanese navy on his way home. He escaped the Bolsheviks by the skin of his teeth in 1917, arriving in the newly independent Finland just in time to lead the anti-Russian forces in the local revolt and civil war. During Finland's darkest hour, he lead the defence of his country against the impossible odds of the Winter War. This major new life of Gustaf Mannerheim, the first to be published for over a decade, includes new historical material on Mannerheim's time in China.

Soldier Spy

  • Filename: soldier-spy.
  • ISBN: 9781408867877
  • Release Date: 2015-11-05
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Victor Gregg
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing



Beginning in 1946, when Victor Gregg was demobbed after the end of the Second World War and deposited in London Paddington, Soldier, Spy is the story of a soldier returning to civilian life and all the challenges it entails. Facing a new and ever-changing London, a shifting political landscape and plenty of opportunities to make a few bob, repairing the bomb damage and doing construction work on the Festival of Britain site, Vic moves from one job and pastime to the next, becoming by turns cyclist, builder, decorator, trade union official, Communist Party member and long-distance lorry driver. Finally he is offered 'a nice clean job' as chauffeur to the chairman of the Moscow Narodny Bank in which he will be able to return home to his wife and children every night. However, there is more to his new employers than meets the eye, and it is not long before his wartime work with the Long Range Desert group catches up with him in the form of an approach from the security services. Lured by the excitement his postwar life has lacked, Vic adds spy to his roster of employments, risking everything in the process.

The Librarian Brother Soldier Spy

  • Filename: the-librarian-brother-soldier-spy.
  • ISBN: 9781456843946
  • Release Date: 2011-01-28
  • Number of pages: 341
  • Author: Robert A. Rungkat
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation



Alex Renault and his brother Michael spend much of their early years of childhood in the Middle East, SE Asia and Australia with their diplomatic parents. Alex’s parents finally decide to make Adelaide, South Australia, their permanent living abode, but not before the parents depart once again on a mysterious mission overseas. Alex’s father declares to his children this will be the parents final and last. From then on, many events take twists and turns with a macabre discovery of a dead body of a young man and woman on Adelaide’s River Torrens. Terrorists bombing occur in this sedate city, Alex’s girlfriend Linda is targeted, the storyline thickens with more twists and turns, it becomes worse when Alex is told of news that knocks him for a six by his detective friend James. It will open many readers’ eyes to adjoin the world of realism and nonfiction in deciding which is what, as some dates and places described are so familiar, but totally Fiction indeed.

Nurse Soldier Spy

  • Filename: nurse-soldier-spy.
  • ISBN: 9781613120880
  • Release Date: 2016-03-08
  • Number of pages: 48
  • Author: Marissa Moss
  • Publisher: Abrams



This is the incredible true story of Sarah Emma Edmonds, who dressed as a man and fought in the Civil War. When she was 19, Sarah cut her hair, donned her brother's clothes, and fled from Canada, where her father wanted her to marry an elderly gentleman. In the U.S., she went by the name Frank Thompson and joined the Army to fight the Confederates. She was a nurse working on the battlefield when, because of her heroism, she was asked to serve as a spy. At her death, Edmonds was buried in a military cemetery, in a plot reserved for Civil War veterans the only woman to have this honor.

Farmer Cowboy Soldier Spy

  • Filename: farmer-cowboy-soldier-spy.
  • ISBN: 9780557713653
  • Release Date: 2010-10
  • Number of pages: 326
  • Author: Robert Henry Olander
  • Publisher: Lulu.com



Just a few months ago I celebrated my 75th birthday with a family reunion on the shores of Lake Chapala, Mexico's largest lake and the site of our winter home. We ranged in age from 13 months to 75 years. Somewhere along the way I had become the senior member of the family - the previous generation had become little more than memories, lost but for a few faded photographs. I wished I knew more about my parents, my grandparents or perhaps my great-grandparents who lived in a pre-industrial world before the advent of cars and airplanes, before telephones and electricity, even before photography had been perfected. I wished my morfar's morfar, Olaf Borgquist, had written about his life as a blacksmith in the early 19th century. I decided then and there to record the story of my life; to pass on to my grandchildren and great grandchildren what life was like for an average citizen of the USA during the 20th Century.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Deluxe

  • Filename: tinker-tailor-soldier-spy-deluxe.
  • ISBN: 9781101568378
  • Release Date: 2011-11-29
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: John le Carré
  • Publisher: Penguin



Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Deluxe includes the following features: The Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy movie trailer Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: From Book to Screen, a behind-the-scenes look inside the film Movie Stills from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Movie Production Notes for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy First chapter of The Honourable Schoolboy, book two of the Karla Trilogy The Smiley Guide and a transcript of BBC Radio 4’s interview with John le Carré “It’s the oldest question of all, George. Who can spy on the spies?” The man he knew as “Control” is dead, and the young Turks who forced him out now run the Circus. But George Smiley isn’t quite ready for retirement—especially when a pretty, would-be defector surfaces with a shocking accusation: a Soviet mole has penetrated the highest level of British Intelligence. Relying only on his wits and a small, loyal cadre, Smiley traces the breach back to Karla—his Moscow Centre nemesis—and sets a trap to catch the traitor. The first novel in John le Carré’s celebrated Karla trilogy, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a heart-stopping tale of international intrigue. “The premier spy novelist of his time. Perhaps of all time.” —Time “John le Carré is the great master of the spy story . . .the constant flow of emotion lifts him not only above all modern suspense novelists, but above most novelists now practicing.” — Financial Times “A rattling good novel.” —San Francisco Chronicle With an Introduction by the Author

Dame K nig As Spion

  • Filename: dame-k-nig-as-spion.
  • ISBN: 9783843704038
  • Release Date: 2012-08-10
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: John le Carré
  • Publisher: Ullstein eBooks



Alle Romane von John le Carré jetzt als E-Book! - George Smiley, Chef des britischen Geheimdienstes, soll nach einer gescheiterten Operation seinen Posten räumen. Doch da stellt sich heraus, dass einer seiner Leute ein Doppelagent ist, der insgeheim für Moskau arbeitet. Smiley setzt sich auf seine Fährte und gerät dabei, als Tarnung selbst zum Maulwurf geworden, mitten ins Reich des großen Gegners im kalten Krieg ... Der Weltbestseller jetzt verfilmt mit Oscarpreisträger Colin Firth.

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