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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A true story about spying during WW2.
He was also insistent that they receive a quality education. Hard to believe he pulled it off as he did. Popov provided the Germans misleading and inaccurate information for much of the war.
Views Read Edit View history. Popov was a daring and successful double agent during the World War II era. Best book I have ever read. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Hoover and others dismissed Popov as a playboy and unreliable. Aug 01, Diana rated it really liked it. Jan 01, ryan rated it it was amazing. Germany had only recently come under the rule of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Partybut at the time, Popov paid little regard to politics. A fascinating and true story from World War II.
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The most frustrating part of his story is his time in the U. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Germany was already countersp site of mass book burningsthe first concentration camps had been established and the systematic persecution of Jews had commenced.
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Popov was a Yugoslav who worked as a double agent for the British. Please try again later. English Choose a language for shopping. He made contact with the FBI and explained what he had been asked to do.
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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. He was codenamed Tricycle by the British MI5 because he was the head of a group of three double agents. Francesco Giacomazzi sph it liked it Aug 25, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The True Story of Dusko Popov: Dusko Popov may or may not have been a model for James Bond.
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He has been the subject of a number of non-fiction books and documentaries. Used book in very good condition. Federica rated it liked it Oct 14, Jan 30, Hyathin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Popov fed enough MI6 -approved information to ppoov Germans to keep them happy and unaware of his actions,  and was well-paid for his services.
The assignments given to him were of great value to the British in assessing enemy plans and thinking. In the last part of the book, after the war ends, Popov searches for his best friend who had been captured by the Germans, with surprising results.
One person found this helpful. Carmen rated it liked it Nov 22, Fawcett Publications Language: The two grew close, largely due to their raucous lifestyle and a shared interest in sports vehicles.