Gehlen; spy of the century, has 9 ratings and 1 review. Charlie said: The title, if lurid, is not inappropriate. I have come across references to the “Ge. LibraryThing Review. User Review – robeik – LibraryThing. Lots of detail about post-war intellegence operations in (West) Germany in the 20 years post-World. 2 2 APR Ur/-\LrJ /05/ CIA-RDP’f R ehien: Spy of the Century by E. H. Cook idge (Random House; $10) CPYRGHT CPYRG’H.T. The’General.

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Trivia About Gehlen; spy of th Jeremiah Stover added it Jun 03, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Brad Massopust added it Feb 05, Inhe joined the Reichswehr. Per the dust cover of the cengury, he was a wartime intelligence agent that was imprisoned by the Gestapo at Dachau and Buchenwald.

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Spy of the Century By. Presidents of the Bundesnachrichtendienst. Intelligence as the Gehlen Organisation or “the Org”, a secret intelligence service composed of former intelligence officers of the Wehrmacht and members of the SS and the SDwhich was headquartered first at Oberurselnear Frankfurt, then at Pullachnear Munich. Preview — Gehlen; spy of the century, by E.


Reinhard Gehlen

Colonel Reinhard Gehlen, c. There was a problem tthe your email address. Matthew Wilder rated it it was ok Nov 06, This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat As the spymaster of the Gehlen Organisation, Gehlen became president of the BND as an espionage service, until he was forced out of office in Cookridge himself would seem to be an interesting person.

Itzik Sivosh rated it really liked it Aug 18, KIRKUS REVIEW The public xentury over the mysterious activities of super spy Gehlen shows no sign of letting up; instead, the din grows more boisterous — and more confusing — with each new gossipy revelation, charge, countercharge, memory lapse, and sensational tale of international cat-and-mouse.

Robert Jones marked it as to-read Oct 02, Most of his works under the Cookridge pseudonymn are concerned sp spies and spying, including books on George Blake and Kim Philby.

Gehlen was born to a Roman Catholic family; his father was a book-seller in Erfurt. Otto John in the Times recently? As Cookridge, he wrote his first book ‘Secrets of the British Secret Service’ in and this contained ‘some highly coloured versions of true events’.

In Aprildespite his professionalism and the accurate military intelligence, Hitler dismissed Gehlen, soon after his promotion to major general. David rated it liked it Mar 18, Gehlen became a professional soldier in during the Weimar Republic. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Philip rated it liked it Jun 09, To ask other readers questions about Gehlen; spy of the century,please sign grhlen.


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After college, Gehlen was promoted to captain ghe assigned to the German General Staff. Robert is currently reading it Jan 15, The General Was a Spy: Amir Meta is currently reading it Apr 30, The title, if lurid, is not inappropriate.

Clydevm marked it as to-read Aug 07, E H Cookridge is the pseudonymn of Edward Spiro. He resented this arrangement and inthe year after his Organisation was established, Gehlen arranged for a transfer and became subordinate to the Central Intelligence Agency CIA.

Chris Greenlee marked it as to-read Jul 24, Gehlen; spy of the century, by E. The British government was especially hostile towards Gehlen, and the politically liberal British press ensured full publication of the existence of the Gehlen Organisation, which compromised the operation. Understanding that the Soviet Union would defeat and occupy the Third ReichGehlen ordered the FHO intelligence files copied to microfilm ; the FHO files proper were stored in water-tight drums and buried in various locations in the Austrian Alps.

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