The Double-Cross System: The Classic Account of World War Two Spy-Masters

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J.C. Masterman was chairman of the Double-Cross Committee at the height of World War Two. This is his account of the double agents, deception and counter-espionage which were key to the victory of D-Day.

Written as an official report for MI5 in 1945, originally published with the permission of the British Government over twenty years later, The Double-Cross System details the Allied handling of enemy agents and the British infiltration of Nazi spy-rings.

Telling the stories of the agents codenamed Zigzag, Tricycle, Garbo and Snow, Masterman also tells the story of a triumphant operation in the Second World War’s intelligence effort.

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"There is no better book than The Double-Cross System on wartime intelligence" ( Times Literary Supplement)

"Far and away the most valuable document of its kind...lucid cogent and authentic" ( Sunday Times)

"Sensationalists are fond of trumpeting every slightest secret revealed as a world-shaking story; this one really was" (M.R.D. Foot)

"A game played with dynamite in which those who couldn't play were executed...Should on no account be missed by anyone who enjoys a good thriller" ( Oxford Mail)

"A fascinating insight into the dangerous underworld of espionage and intelligence gathering during World War Two" (L Waller The History Blog)

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THE DOUBLE-CROSS SYSTEM is an authentic document from within the espionage empire of the Second World War, written as a secret report for the Intelligence Commission and released for publication only in 1972. Quite simply, it tells how Britain used the enemy against themselves.

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