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Agency PageThe SS-8 Controversy
The SS-8 Controversy, David S. Brandwein. On the second of February, 1961, the Soviets test-launched a rocket on the Tyuratam range which was immediately identified as a new type. Subsequent launches in March and April made it clear that a flight test program for a new intercontinental ballistic missile had indeed begun. These events were observed with great interest by the small community of missile intelligence experts—but without tremendous surprise...
Agency PageThe Rote Drei: Getting Behind the 'Lucy' Myth
The Rote Drei: Getting Behind The 'Lucy' Myth, Mark A. Tittenhofer. The reasons for re-examining the 25 years old matter of the Rote Drei and Rudolph Roessler—the "Lucy" of the Soviet espionage operation in Switzerland during World War 11—are not simple.* To be sure, Studies reviewers have pointed out that much of the public literature on the subject is unreliable. Concern for historical rectitude alone, however, would not justify the expenditure of our time and effort. The profession of intelligence may owe some duty to Clio, but it cannot be said to be the general one of cleansing all confusions and deliberate disinformation from the public record about intelligence matters...
Agency PageRote Drei: an analysis of the Swiss-based net (and principal source, "Lucy") during World War II,
Agency PageA Good Trip
A Good Trip, Mary Evans O'Keefe Gravalos. "Tony had a bad trip last time.""That can happen. He must have been in the wrong mood when he started out. Or—maybe—he didn't use the right means of transport.""I don't like it," David said, "I'd like to do it if I thought I'd have a good trip but how can I be sure?""You can't," I told him. "But before you take any trip, listen to me." ...