A spy at the heart of the Third Reich: the extraordinary story of Fritz Kolbe, America's most important spy in World War II
Atlantic Monthly Press,
Drawing on government documents only declassified in 1998 by President Clinton and his personal archives, this is Fritz Kolbe's story.
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|display_description||In 1943 a young official from the German foreign ministry contacted Allen Dulles, an OSS officer in Switzerland who would later head the Central Intelligence Agency. That man was Fritz Kolbe, who had decided to betray his country after years of opposing Nazism. While Dulles was skeptical, Kolbe's information was such that he eventually admitted, "No single diplomat abroad, of whatever rank, could have got his hands on so much information as did this man; he was one of my most valuable agents during World War II." Using recently declassified materials at the U. S. National Archives and Kolbe's personal papers, Lucas Delattre has produced a work of remarkable scholarship that moves with the swift pace of a Le Carr ̌thriller.|
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|subject_facet||Electronic books, Kolbe, Fritz, -- 1900-1971, Spies -- Germany -- Biography, World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany, World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- United States|
|title_display||A spy at the heart of the Third Reich : the extraordinary story of Fritz Kolbe, America's most important spy in World War II|
|title_full||A spy at the heart of the Third Reich : the extraordinary story of Fritz Kolbe, America's most important spy in World War II / Lucas Delattre ; translated from the French by George A. Holoch, Jr., A spy at the heart of the Third Reich : the extraordinary story of Fritz Kolbe, America's most important spy in World War II [electronic resource] / Lucas Delattre, A spy at the heart of the Third Reich : the extraordinary story of Fritz Kolbe, America's most important spy in World War II [electronic resource] Delattre, Lucas.|
|title_short||A spy at the heart of the Third Reich :|
|title_sub||the extraordinary story of Fritz Kolbe, America's most important spy in World War II|
|topic_facet||Electronic books, Kolbe, Fritz, Secret service, Spies, World War, 1939-1945|