The Spy Wore Red

The Spy Wore Red

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An autobiography by Aline Griffith who recounts her work as an undercover agent for the United States in wartime Madrid. She begins her story in 1943 when at the age of 20 and working as a model, she was recruited into the American secret service, trained as a spy and sent to work as an agent in Madrid to uncover Himmler's spy. The author recounts her experiences of life in Spanish society and the problems which arose when security was breached, resulting in several attempts on her life. Whilst engaged in trying to uncover German spies she met many people and recounts her discoveries and adventures concerning these various characters. Aline, Countess of Romanones met the Count of Romanones in Madrid during the war. They married after the war and the Countess now divides her time between the United States and Spain.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 308 pages
  • 150 x 230mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747501122
  • 9780747501121

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