Murray, Gary. Enemies of the State: A Sensational Exposé of the Secret Services by a Former MI5 Undercover Agent. London: Simon & Schuster, 1993.
According to Surveillant 3.4/5, "Economist called [the book] a 'compendium of allegations.'" Murray "thinks Parliamentary oversight and regulation is necessary to prevent the illegalities which many, though not himself, have routinely practiced." Porter, I&NS 9.4, comments that Murray "describes a seedy twilight world ... of private operators - usually detective agencies - who are contracted by MI6 and MI5 to do their dirty work for them." He accuses such of murdering anti-nuclear activist Hilda Murrell and others.
N.W., [Nigel West] WIR 13.3, notes that the "police concluded that Murray had been duped by a prisoner who had later admitted that he had fabricated a tale to draw attention to ... the injustice of his own conviction of another, entirely unrelated crime.... [O]ne can only wonder now whether Murray might face prosecution for wasting police time."
Murray, Gil. The Invisible War: The Untold Story of Number One Canadian Special Wireless Group. Toronto: The Dundurn Group, 2001.
Jensen, I&NS 17.3, notes that this work tells the first-hand story of the 300 members of the Number One Canadian Special Wireless Group (1CSWG), sent to Australia early in 1945. The focus of the work is on "the human dimensions of the men of 1CSWG," but there is "a paucity of details of interest to the historian."
For Kruh, Cryptologia 27.2, the author "does a commendable job" telling the story of 1CSWG "until he veers off to involve other historical figures with erroneous information.... Murray has done a remarkable job of unearthing information which had been virtually buried by the Official Secrets Act.... It is a fascinating story worth your reading though the lack of an index is regrettable."
Murray, John. A Spy Called Swallow: The True Story of Nora, the Russian Agent. London: W.H. Allen, 1978.
Nora is Nora Korzhenko who became Murray's wife after being "recruited by the Soviet secret police to seduce Murray" who worked at the British Embassy in Moscow. She "became the first Soviet war bride to come to Britain." [Obituary] "John Murray," Telegraph (London), 18 Oct. 2000.
Rocca and Dziak: This is the "story of the daughter of a prestigious security service official, purged from her liaison position with the Soviet Foreign Office in 1938, who became an informant in 1941 and targeted on an official of the British Embassy, Moscow." See also, Nora Murray, I Spied for Stalin (London: Odhams, 1950).
Murray, Mary. Hunted: A Coastwatcher's Story. Oxford: Rigby, 1967. Melbourne: Specialty Press, 1967. San Francisco, CA: Tri-Ocean Books, 1967.
This work tells the story of the Papua New Guinea Coastwatchers and specifically Australian Captain Harold J. Murray.
Murray, Nora. I Spied for Stalin. London: Odhams, 1950. New York: Wilfrid, Funk, 1951.
"Mrs Murray ... became something of a celebrity following the publication of her book, and was much in demand for interviews." [Obituary] "John Murray," Telegraph (London), 18 Oct. 2000. See also, John Murray, A Spy Called Swallow: The True Story of Nora, the Russian Agent (London: W.H.Allen, 1978).
Murray, Raymond. The SAS in Ireland. Chester Springs, PA: Dufour Editions, 1992.
Surveillant 2.6: "Murray, a Catholic priest and human rights activist, focuses on the killing in Gibraltar of three IRA 'volunteers' in 1988." He suggests that SAS was behind these killings. Murray says SAS perpetrates injustices against Irish, and "backs up ... [his] assertions with various newspaper clippings."
[UK/Postwar/IRA & SAS]
Murray, William P. "USAR MI Force Reality." Military Intelligence 25, no. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1999): 4-6.
Musicant, Ivan. The Banana Wars: A History of U.S. Military Intervention in Latin America from the Spanish-American War to the Invasion of Grenada. New York: Macmillan, 1990.
Surveillant 1.1 notes that this book depicts U.S. foreign policy as "being motivated by economic protectionism." This is a "fairly comprehensive account, from the 1954 CIA-sponsored coup ... to the present."
Mutler, Alison. ["Romania: Defector Acquitted of Treason."] Associated Press, 7 Jun. 1999.
On 7 June 1999, Ion Pacepa, former deputy head of Romanian foreign intelligence, was acquitted of treason by Romania's highest court. After his defection in 1978, Pacepa had been convicted in absentia and sentenced to death.
Myagkov, Aleksei. Inside the KGB: An Expose by an Officer of the Third Directorate. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1977. Richmond, UK: Foreign Affairs Publishing, 1976. New York: Ballantine, 1981. [pb]
According to Pforzheimer, Myagkov was "a significant KGB defector ... in 1974. He is the only defector to come out of the KGB Third Directorate which is responsible for security and counterintelligence in the Soviet Armed Forces.... This book is ... based on solid documentation." Constantinides notes that, with regard to operations, the author's knowledge of the KGB is "largely bound by his association with this one department."
Myers, E.C.W. [Brig.] Greek Entanglement. London: Hart-Davis, 1955. Rev. ed. London: Sutton, 1985.
Sarafis, Journal of the Hellenic Diaspora 13.1-2 (1986), says the revised edition of this book by the first head of the British Military Mission in Greece "contains much new material."
[UK/WWII/Med & Services/SOE]
Myers, Larry. "The Key Role of Japanese Cryptolinguists in WWII COMINT." Cryptolog 16, no. 6 (Fall Extra 1995): 2-3.
The reference to "Japanese" is to Japanese-language-capable linguists, not Japanese nationals or Japanese-Americans. The author stresses the team effort required to produce usable intelligence from COMINT. However, the focus is on the linguists working in Op-20-GZ, "the language section of the predecessor of the Naval Security Group (NSG)." It was after intercepts had been reduced to unenciphered code groups or plain text that the linguists took over. Some of the "hazards and headaches confronting the linguist" are explained.
Myers, Lawrence W. SPYCOMM: Covert Communication Techniques of the Underground. [U.S.]: Paladin, 1992. [Surveillant 2.5]
Myers, Lisa. "Gaps Seen in Training for Rescue Attempt." Current News, 19 May 1980, 5-6.
Myers, Lisa, Douglas Pasternak, and Rich Gardella. "Is the Pentagon Spying on Americans? Secret Database Obtained by NBC News Tracks 'Suspicious' Domestic Groups." MSNBC.com, 14 Dec. 2005. [http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/10454316/]
"A secret 400-page Defense Department document ... lists ... more than 1,500 'suspicious incidents' across the country over a recent 10-month period." The document shows "how the U.S. military has stepped up intelligence collection inside this country since 9/11, which now includes the monitoring of peaceful anti-war and counter-military recruitment groups." Even incidents that "were discounted because they had no connection to the Department of Defense ... remained in the database.... The database obtained by NBC News is generated by Counterintelligence Field Activity" (CIFA).
[MI/00s/05; Overviews/Legal/Topics/Military; PostCW/00s/05/Gen]
Myers, Russell E. "Challenges to the Defense Intelligence Information System Professional." American Intelligence Journal 15, no. 2 (Autumn-Winter 1994): 42-51.
Myers, Steven Lee [New York Times].
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