Dušan “Duško” Popov, OBE was a Serbian double agent who served as part of the MI6 and In , he published an autobiography titled Spy/Counterspy, in which he recounted his wartime exploits. Popov is considered one of Ian. Spy/Counterspy has ratings and 20 reviews. Horace said: found this together with Summer Chills, but i remember it was given to me by the owner of an. Find Spy/Counterspy by Popov, Dusko at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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His most important deception [ citation needed ] was convincing the Germans that the D-Day landings would be in Calaisnot Normandyand was able to report back to MI6 that they fell for this deception, which corroborated Bletchley Park ‘s decryption of Lorenz cipher machine messages. A wealthy lawyer, debonair ladies’ man, consummate actor, and courageous gambler, Dusko Popov played the role of playboy among the top echelons of British society to become one of Germany’s most trusted spies. Jebsen informed Popov of the role he played in securing his release.

The two grew close, largely due to their raucous lifestyle and a shared interest in sports vehicles. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It is to non-fiction what Ian Fleming’s well-known popular work represents with the added advantage of its characters being real and truly human.



Hope enrolled Popov as a double agent with the codename Scoot he was later known to his handler as Tricycleand advised him to cooperate with Jebsen. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. Jacqueline Blanc —; divorced Jill Jonsson —; his death.

Showing of 25 reviews. One is disinclined to believe some things Popov wrote, but it’s still a fun romp through the secret war of WWII.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. In addition, since he had no access to still-classified MI5 and FBI files, much of his information is dischronologized or he mixed up names Want to Read saving….

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When Jebsen was arrested by the Gestapo in Lisbon, the British feared Popov had been compromised and ceased giving him critical information to pass along to the Germans. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Edgar Hoover did not report this fact to his superiors, [25] or they, for reasons of their own, took no action.

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He traveled to the US and told J. What other items do customers buy after viewing this dpy The Authorized History of MI5. This page was last edited on 23 Octoberat Dusko Popov may or may not have been a model for James Bond.


Very Good with no dust jacket Edition: Clean hardcover with square binding and barely nudged corners, in black cloth with gilt spine print, a few tiny holes in clunterspy black cloth along the front hinge.

Hard to believe he pulled it off as he did. Share your thoughts with other customers. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Popov dus,o into the twilight world of espionage when he realized that only a concerted effort on the part of all freedom-loving men could help stop the menace of Fascism.

He risked torture and death to establish German confidence in him so he could work for the destruction of the Third Reich.

Plain and simple this book is awesome Over the next four years, he became a dhsko face in Belgrade’s cafes and nightclubs, and had the reputation of a ladies’ man. His greatest accomplishment was helping to fool the Germans about the location of the D-Day landing.

Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. It is to non-fiction what Ian Fleming’s well-known popular work represents with the added advantage of its characters being real counterspyy truly human.