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The double-cross system

J. C. Masterman

The double-cross system

the incredible story of how Nazi spies were turned into double agents

by J. C. Masterman

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Published by Lyons Press in Guilford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secret service,
  • HISTORY / Military / World War II,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • HISTORY / General,
  • HISTORY / Military / Strategy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.C. Masterman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.S7 M28 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25131610M
    ISBN 109780762772810
    LC Control Number2011024581

    Masterman’s account of the double-cross system is the definitive account and, although it’s written in quite a dry way, it’s absolutely thrilling. In Double Cross, Ben Macintyre ingeniously explains exactly how it was done." – Frederick Forsyth "Never before revealed facts about the workings of the Intelligence Service in the build up to D-Day in the Second World War. Ben Macintyre's remarkable book is a gripping revelation." – Jack Higgins.

    Book Description. This book describes and analyzes the history of the Mediterranean "Double-Cross System" of the Second World War, an intelligence operation run primarily by British officers which turned captured German spies into double agents. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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The Double-Cross System by J. Masterman was written right at the end of the European campaign of WWII while the author was still on active duty with the British Government. The text was initially an official memorandum of the Double-Cross (XX) System which was declassified and published around /5(7).

Told by the man who masterminded the entire, unbelievable four-and-a-half-year scheme, and filled with extraordinary stories and dazzling tidbits, The Double-Cross System is a testimony to Britain’s skill in the fine art of counterespionage/5(18). Originally written as a government report on the Double Cross system by the man responsible for running it, the writing is a little dry as you might imagine.

Not badly written, but a straightforward and to the point telling of the story. But what a story.4/5. Written as an official report for MI5 inoriginally 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.

Written as an official report for MI5 inoriginally published with the permission of the British Government over twenty years later, The Double-Cross System details the Allied handling 4/5(1).

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THE DOUBLE-CROSS SYSTEM is the amazing true story of how British intelligence penetrated and practically operated Nazi Germany’s spy network within the British Isles. With great imagination, care and precise coordination, the British were able to identify Nazi agents, and induce many to defect, and supplied Germany completely false.

The book, The Double-Cross System in the War of –45, was finally published in Februarywith a foreword by Pearson, who guardedly did not refer to his work in the Committee. Masterman himself wrote the book without revealing anything about Ultra, still highly secret, that greatly aided the double-cross system.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 6. Double Cross System The Double-Cross System, or XX System, was a World War II anti-espionage and deception operation of the British military intelligence arm, MI5. Nazi agents in Britain – real and false – were captured, turned themselves in or simply announced themselves and were then used by the British to broadcast mainly disinformation to their Nazi controllers.

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The double agents were used to convey a vast quantity of lies to the Germans. This network played a critical part in the run-up to D-Day by throwing huge amounts of disinformation which was swallowed more or less whole by the Germans.".

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Share Tweet Share Pin. If you appreciate the work I do and want to support me become a patreon About Spy Culture.The Twenty Committee (the XX Committee) was set up to oversee precisely that joint working. It is unclear whether the committee was called the Twenty Committee but became known as the Double-cross Committee (XX in roman numerals) as West suggests, or that it was called the Twenty Committee because of double-X notation.