Intelligence Studies

Volume 52, No. 3

September 2008
Unclassified Extracts from Studies in Intelligence

In Memory of Thomas Francis Troy,
CIA Teacher, historian, 1919-2008 
Hayden Peake and Nicholas Dujmovic

Amnesia to Anamnesis
Commemoration of the Dead at CIA 
Nicholas Dujmovic

Unraveling a Cold War Mystery
The ALFA SSN: Challenging Paradigms,
Finding New Truths, 1969-79 
Gerhardt Thamm

The Youngest Operative
A Tale of Initiative Behind Enemy
Lines During WWII 
Bob Bergin


Hostile Intent: U.S. Covert Operations
in Chile, 1964-1974 
David Robarge

The Intelligence Officer’s Bookshelf 
Hayden Peake


Bob Bergin is a former foreign service officer who has spent many years in Thailand. He has written in the history of aviation in Southeast Asia and China and on operations of the OSS in that region.

Nicholas Dujmovic is a CIA historian, veteran intelligence analyst, member of the Studies Editorial Board and a frequent contributor. He is the complier and editor of The Literary Spy.

Hayden Peake is the curator of the CIA Historical Intelligence Collection. He served in the Directorate of Science and Technology and the Directorate of Operations.

David Robarge is the CIA’s Chief Historian.He is a frequent reviewer of books and contributor to Studies. He is the author of a number of classified histories, including a biography of former Director of Central Intelligence John McCone.

Gerhardt Thamm served in both Army and Navy intelligence. He was an analyst and team leader in the Office of Naval Intelligence when he wrote the enclosed article. He is now retired.