Elliott

Elliot, Stuart R.

1. "The Canadian Intelligence Corps." Canadian Army Journal 17 (Apr. 1963): 122-127.

2. Scarlet to Green: A History of Intelligence in the Canadian Army , 1903-1963. Ottawa: Canadian Intelligence and Security Association, 1981. Scarlet to Green: Canadian Army Intelligence, 1903- 1963. Toronto: Hunter Rose, 1981.

Sexton refers to Scarlet to Green as a "[s]emi-official history of the Canadian Intelligence Corps from establishment of the Corps of Guides to unification of the Canadian forces."

Elliott, Charles W. Winfield Scott: The Soldier and the Man. New York: Macmillan, 1937.

Petersen: "Elliott ... treats General Scott's use of spies, scouts, and agents."

[Historical/MexicanWar]

Elliott, Douglas P. "Cloak and Ledger: Is CIA Funding Constitutional?" Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly 2 (Summer 1975): 347-385. [Petersen]

[Overviews/Legal/Topics]

Elliott, Geoffrey. Gentleman Spymaster: How Lt. Col. Tommy "Tar" Robertson Double-crossed the Nazis. London: Methuen, 2011.

Peake, Studies 56.3 (Sep. 2012) and Intelligencer 19.3 (Winter-Spring 2013), notes that Thomas Argyll "Tar" Robertson "was the original architect of the Double-Cross system." The author explains how Robertson used the ability to read German cable traffic to deceive the Germans. This book "provides unusual insights to both double agent operations and the life of one of the best at the task."

[UK/WWII/Services/MI5; WWII/Eur/D-Day]

Elliott, Geoffrey. I Spy: The Secret Life of a British Agent. London: Little Brown, 1998. New ed. 2000. [pb] London: St. Ermin's, 2001. [pb]

From publisher: The author seeks to learn "the truth about his father," Maj. Kavan Elliott, "World War II saboteur, rogue and peacetime spy[.] Behind an ostensibly respectable facade, his business covered a nomadic life which entangled him in a web of deception,... communist double-agents and interrogation at the hands of the Gestapo and the Hungarian secret police."

[UK/Memoirs/CW & WWII/Services/SOE]

Elliott, Geoffrey. The Shooting Star: Denis Rake, MC, A Clandestine Hero of the Second World War. London: Methuen, 2009.

Peake, Studies 54.1 (Mar. 2010), notes that Rake served with SOE during World War II, including, first, as Virginia Hall's and, later, as Nancy Wake's clandestine radio operator. Using the SOE files released to the British National Archives, the author "sets the record straight for this war hero." See also Rake's autobiography, Denis Rake, Rake's Progress (1968).

[UK/WWII/Services/SOE]

Elliott, Geoffrey, and Igor Damaskin. Kitty Harris: The Spy with Seventeen Names. London: St Ermin's, 2001.

According to Michael Smith, Telegraph (London), 16 Mar. 2001, Harris was a "Soviet spy [codenamed Norma] who slept with Donald Maclean while acting as an intermediary between the British diplomat and his KGB controller."

[UK/SpyCases/Other]

Elliott, Nicholas.

1. Never Judge a Man by His Umbrella. Salisbury, UK: Michael Russell, 1991. [pb] London: Chatto and Windus, 1992.

Surveillant 2.2 notes that Elliott was the "lifelong chum of -- and one of the debriefers of -- Kim Philby."

Defty, I&NS 10.1, comments that Elliott "manages to recall his life from childhood to the present day without once revealing that he was ever in SIS." His account of his overseas' assignments "reveals more about the social whirl of a British diplomat than it does about the life of an intelligence officer.... Yet ... Elliott offers a balanced and incisive account of Germany's most successful agent operation in Turkey, the case of the German agent Cicero." Elliott's account of his "confrontation with Philby in Beirut ... offers little in the way of new information, and fails to resolve the controversy surrounding" that meeting.

2. With My Little Eye: Observations Along the Way. Norwich, UK: Michael Russell, 1993.

Surveillant 3.6 says that Elliott "discusses his assessment of the future of intelligence and gives his opinion on the Buster Crabb affair." He says Crabb "had already made one initial dive to examine the Soviet cruiser Ordzhonikidze.... It is his belief that Crabb did not die from any actions from the Soviets ... [but] of respiratory problems ... or from equipment failure." There is also a "section on his interactions (favorable) with James Angleton ... [and some] final reflections on Philby."

Defty, I&NS 10.1, sees nothing in this book "to concern the guardians of official secrecy, and unfortunately very little to interest the academic reader." The first essay "offers a sterling defense of British intelligence, pointing out both the lessons learnt from past failures, and the continued utility of intelligence in the post-Cold War world." According to Gordievsky, The Spectator, 5 Feb. 1994, "Elliott's book is full of short, elegant vignettes, recollections and some very eccentric friends, amusing anecdotes, jokes and comic quotations."

[UK/Memoirs/ColdWar & SpyCases/Philby]

Elliott, Ronald D. "Agile Intelligence Enterprise Offers Requisite Flexibility." Signal, Oct. 1998, 79-81.

"The intelligence community and its components must work together as a single enterprise to achieve the agility needed to address the chaotic international environment and myriad challenges of the 21st century."

[GenPostwar/90s]

Elliott, W.Murray. Vasili: The Lion of Crete. London: Hutchinson, 1988. London: Gazelle Distribution, 1992. [pb]

From publisher: "The wartime exploits of 'Kapetan Vasili', New Zealander Dudley Churchill Perkins, have become a legend on Crete. He first arrived on Crete following the Allied withdrawal from Greece, and was then captured by the Germans. He escaped within 2 weeks and spent a year avoiding German patrols and roaming western Crete in search of a way to leave the island, before being evacuated to Egypt by a Greek submarine." He then joined the British SOE "and returned to Crete as a special agent, taking command of a guerrilla band which he trained, organised, and led in numerous attacks against the Germans."

[UK/WWII/Med & Services/SOE]

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