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    DescriptionSecurity and Special Operations offers the first comprehensive history of the Security Section of the Special Operations Executive and its relationship with MI5 during the Second World War. The book makes extensive use of recently declassified files in order to examine the development of liaison between the two organizations. It explores SOE's involvement with MI5's double cross operations and offers a fresh perspective on both the 'Englandspiel' disaster in Holland and the case of the notorious agent Henri Dericourt.


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    Title
    Security and Special Operations
    Subtitle
    SOE and MI5 During the Second World War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher J. Murphy
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 266
    Width: 144 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 440 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780230002418
    ISBN 10: 0230002412
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    BIC subject category V2: JWKF
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    Libri: I-HM
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027100
    DC22: 941.084
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000
    B&T Approval Code: A14204062, A15202024, A44403060
    DC22: 940.531, 940.53/1
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC region code: 1.1.2.0.0.0.0
    LC classification: D810.S7 M79 2006, 2006046060
    Thema V1.0: NHWR7, NHD, NHWL, JWKF
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    12 December 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    CHRISTOPHER J. MURPHY is currently an independent scholar, and was formerly Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Contemporary British History at the Institute of Historical Research.
    Review quote
    'Security and Special Operations is a significant addition to the burgeoning literature of the history of the Special Operations Executive. Using recently declassified files from MI5 and SOE documents at the National Archives, Christopher Murphy is able to shed much new light on the troubled relationship between SOE, MI5 and SIS (MI6) during the Second World War, particularly over security issues.' - Richard Thurlow, University of Sheffield, UK
    Table of contents
    Introduction The Origins and Development of SOE's Security Section Inverlair No.6 Special Workshop School: 'The Cooler' Security Abroad Liaison with MI5 (i): Cooperation Liaison with MI5 (ii): Conflict Approaching Section V Security Aspects of the Nordpol Affair Double Cross and Deception Unfinished Business Postscript on Sources: SOE at The National Archives Biblography Index