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Galang, Ricardo C. Secret Mission to the Philippines. Manila: University Publications, 1948.

Wilcox: "Account of secret mission to organize against Japanese occupation in WWII."

[WWII/FEPac/Philippines]

Galante, Pierre, with Eugene Silianoff. Tr., Mark Howson. Operation Valkyrie: The German Generals' Plot Against Hitler. New York, Harper & Row, 1981. Boulder, CO: Cooper Square, 2002.

Operation Valkyrie was the German generals' plan to kill Hitler, establish a provisional government, and negotiate with the Allies for peace.

[WWII/Eur/Ger/Resistance]

Galbraith, William, and Loretta Galbriath, eds. A Lost Heroine of the Confederacy: The Dairies and Letters of Belle Edmondson. Jackson, MS: University of Mississippi Press, 1990.

From publisher: "Edmondson played an active role in promoting the Southern cause as a courier, a gatherer of intelligence and a smuggler of contraband on behalf of Confederate troops in West Tennessee."

[CivWar/Conf/Women]

Galen, Michele, Joseph Weber, and Stephanie Anderson. "These Guys Aren't Spooks, They're 'Competitive Analysts.'" Business Week, 14 Oct. 1991, 97.

[GenPostwar/Econ/Gov]

Galeotti, Mark.

1. The Age of Anxiety: Security and Politics in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia. New York: Longman, 1995.

Choice, Jul.-Aug. 1995: This "work is an excellent analytical political history that will have broad appeal.... The book's core is Gorbachev's rise and fall. It provides rich detail which gives the work credibility. However, the author does not cite the sources for the evidence he uses.... Nevertheless, the analysis is at as high a level as the best work on the field, and the writing is clear and understandable."

2. "Decline and Fall -- The New Russian Security State." Jane's Intelligence Review 6, no. 2 (Feb. 1994): 50.

3. "Decline and Fall -- Russia's Federal Counter- Intelligence Service." Jane's Intelligence Review 6, no. 5 (May 1994): 194.

This article reports the creation in December 1993 of the Federal Counter-Intelligence Service (Federal'naya sluzhba kontrrazvedky [FSK]) as the successor to the Security Ministry (Minsterstvo bezopasnosti [MB]), which was heir to most of the KGB's internal security functions.

[Russia/90s]

Galeotti, Mark. "Special and Intervention Forces of the Former Soviet Union." Jane's Intelligence Review 4 (Oct. 1992): 438-440.

[Russia/Overviews/Military]

Galeotti, Mark. "Spooks Under Fire." Moscow News, 20 Oct. 2011. [http://www.moscownews.ru]

"[W]hen most of Russia's security community ... have seen their budgets and powers grow, the GRU has just been through a savage round of cuts. In the past two years, it has lost over 1,000 officers." Of 100 or so generals who used to serve, "only about 20 are left." The GRU "has also lost the Spetsnaz special forces" to the regular army. "Most of the GRU’s 'residencies' ... have been closed down, or reduced to a single officer working as a military attaché." There is also "talk of the GRU -- technically the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff -- being downgraded next year to an ordinary directorate."

[Russia/10s/11 & MI]

Galeotti, Mark. "This Spy Agency Is Putin's Secret Weapon." Foreign Policy, 17 Jul. 2014. [http://theweek.com]

"Since the Ukraine crisis began, the Kremlin has few doubts about the importance of the GRU.... The agency has not only demonstrated how the Kremlin can employ it as an important foreign-policy tool, by ripping a country apart with just a handful of agents and a lot of guns. The GRU has also shown the rest of the world how Russia expects to fight its future wars: with a mix of stealth, deniability, subversion, and surgical violence."

[Russia/10s/14 & MI]

Gall, Carlotta. The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001–2014. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.

Kavanagh, Studies 59.1 (Mar. 2015), sess this as "a fast-paced, consistently readable take on Afghan developments from 9/11 to today.... Her condemnation of the army, ISI, and their works is heartfelt."

[MI/Ops/Afgh/Books]

Gall, Carlotta, and Mark Mazzetti. "Hushed Deal Frees C.I.A. Contractor in Pakistan." New York Times, 16 Mar. 2011. [http://www.nytimes.com]

Raymond A. Davis, the CIA security officer jailed for killing two Pakistanis in Lahore, was released on 16 March 2011 "after weeks of secret negotiations between American and Pakistani officials, a pledge of millions of dollars in 'blood money' to the victims' families, and quiet political pressure by Pakistani officials on the courts.... Lawyers for the families and Pakistani officials said the total compensation was about $2.3 million." Davis "was immediately flown out of the country to Kabul, Afghanistan." See also, Greg Miller, "CIA contractor Raymond Davis Freed after 'Blood Money' Payment by U.S.," Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2011.

[CIA/2010s/2011; OtherCountries/Pakistan/2000s]

Gallagher, Thomas M. Assault in Norway: Sabotaging the Nazi Nuclear Bomb. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. London: Macdonald & Jane's, 1975. Guilford, CT: Lyons, 2002.

[UK/WWII/Services/SOE; WWII/Eur/Resistance/Norway]

Galland, Joseph S. An Historical and Analytical Bibliography of the Literature of Cryptology.  Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 1945.

Constantinides sees this as "[c]learly intended for the cryptologist.... The annotations are technical and descriptive rather than evaluative.... Nontechnical works are in the minority."

[Cryptography/Reference]

Gallehawk, John. Convoys and the U-boats. Bletchley Park Report no. 7. Bletchley Park, UK: Bletchley Park Co. Ltd., 1997.

Kruh, Cryptologia 22.2: "An account of critical events in the Battle of the Atlantic in March 1943."

[UK/WWII/Ultra; WWII/Atlantic]

Gallehawk, John.

1. How the Enigma Secret Was Nearly Revealed. Bletchley Park Report no. 11. Bletchley Park, UK: Bletchley Park Co. Ltd., 1998.

Kruh, Cryptologia 24.4: "The author describes three examples of how the secrecy of Ultra information was potentially compromised but fortunately the Germans never recognized the opportunity that was before them."

2. Some Polish Contributions in the Second World War. Bletchley Park Report no. 15. Bletchley Park, UK: Bletchley Park Co. Ltd., 1999.

Kruh, Cryptologia 24.4: "This report recounts the pre-war breaking of the German Enigma cipher system and the famous meeting of July 1939, when this work was revealed to the British and French Intelligence Services."

[UK/WWII/Ultra; OtherCountries/Poland]

Gallehawk, John. "Third Person Singular (Warsaw 1939)." Cryptologia 30, no. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 2006): 193-198.

Based on "official documentary evidence," the author identifies the third person who met with Polish and French cryptologists in Warsaw in July 1939 as Commander Humphrey Sandwith, head of the Admiralty Interception Service.

[UK/WWII/Ultra; OtherCountries/Poland/Enigma]

Gallehawk, John, and Kerry Johnson. Figuring It Out at Bletchley Park 1939-1945. Reddich, UK: Book Tower, 2007.

Kruh, Cryptologia 32.2 (Apr. 2008), notes that this work "is not a textual one, it is a compilation of facts and figures about the Bletchley Park operation." This is an "essential reference book" that "offers important and interesting data."

[UK/WWII/Ultra]

Gallery, Daniel V. [RADM/USN (Ret.)] The Pueblo Incident. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1970.

McWhirter, Life, 21 Aug. 1970, sees this as a "short, testy and exceedingly grumpy book"; but the author produces a "clear sequence of the incident."

[GenPostwar/60s/Pueblo]

Gallicchio, Marc S. The Cold War Begins in Asia: American East Asian Policy and the Fall of the Japanese Empire. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988.

[GenPostwar/ColdWar]

Galtier-Boissiere, Jean. Mysteries of the French Secret Police. London: S. Paul, 1938. [Wilcox]

[France/Interwar]

Galula, David. Counter-insurgency Warfare. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1964. Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2005. St. Petersburg, FL: Hailer, 2005. [pb]

From advertisement: The author served as a French military officer and attache in China, Greece, Southeast Asia, and Algeria. In this work, he seeks to "define the laws of counterinsurgency warfare, to deduce from them its principles, and to outline the corresponding strategy and tactics."

[MI/SpecOps/00s & Prior]

Galvan, Robert N. "The Role of American Intelligence in the Global Economy." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 8, no. 3 (Fall 1995): 353-357.

This article is linked with Valero, "The Role of American Intelligence in the Global Economy," IJI&C 8.3/359-362. Galvan argues the "Pro" side and Valero the "Con" side with regard to the use of U.S. intelligence for business and industrial spying.

[GenPostwar/EconIntel][c]

Galvin, John R. "Special Forces at the Crossroads." Army 23 (Dec. 1973): 21-24.

[MI/SpecOps/Thru90s]

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