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Walter, George. "Secret Intelligence Services." Military Review 44, no. 8 (Aug. 1964): 91-98. [Calder]

[Overviews/Gen/To90s]

Walter, Gerard. Paris Under the Occupation. New York: Orion, 1960.

Kirkus Review: "A documentary of this beleaguered city is accomplished through press clippings from various and obviously suspect newspapers through the years 1940-1944, and along with the author's interpretation and evaluation, they show how the population was treated and how it reacted during this time.... [I]t is a background book substantiating and personalizing this grim interval -- but of unlikely interest for a general audience."

[WWII/Eur/Fr/Gen]

Walter, Jess. Every Knee Shall Bow: The Truth and Tragedy of Ruby Ridge and the Randy Weaver Family. New York: HarperCollins, 1995.

Walter, John. The World's Elite Forces: Small Arms & Accessories. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002.

This work offers an illustrated guide to the weaponry of the world's special forces.

[MI/SpecOps/00s]

Walter, Robert B. [Capt/USA] "ICE-X 1995." Military Intelligence 21, no. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1995): 17-19.

[MI/Training]

Walters, Anne-Marie. Foreword, M.R.D. Foot. Intro., postscript, and notes, David Hewson. Moondrop to Gascony. London: Macmillan, 1946. Hampshire, UK: Moho Books, 2009.

From publisher: In January 1944, Walters parachuted into southwest France to act as a courier for SOE's Wheelwright circuit headed by George Starr. "For this Moho edition, David Hewson ... adds biographical details for the main characters, identifies the real people behind the pseudonyms and provides background notes. He also reveals what happened to Anne-Marie at the end of the war."

[UK/WWII/Services/SOE; Women/WWII/UK]

Walters, Guy. Hunting Evil: The Nazi War Criminals Who Escaped and the Hunt to Bring Them to Justice. New York: Bantam, 2009.

According to Peake, Studies 54.4 (Dec. 2010), and Intelligencer 18.2 (Winter-Spring 2011), the author "found that the Odessa network [a purported Vatican-sponsored network that helped Nazis escape prosecution for war crimes] is a myth and that allegations that Pope Pius XII was directly involved in engineering escapes are wrong, though the participation of various priests is well documented.... This is a fine book containing valuable professional background."

[GenPostwar/40s/Germans]

Walters, Ronald W. "The Clark Amendment: Analysis of U.S. Policy Choices in Angola." Black Scholar: Journal of Black Studies and Research 12, no. 4 (Jul.-Aug. 1981): 2-12.

Calder identifies this article as a Black perspective on Angola and the U.S. intervention there.

[CA/Africa/Angola]

Walters, Vernon A. [LTGEN/USA(Ret.)]

Walther, Ulf. "Russia's Failed Transformation: The Power of the KGB/FSB from Gorbachev to Putin." International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence 27, no. 4 (Winter 2014): 666-686.

[Russia/10s/14]

Walton, Calder. "British Intelligence and the Mandate of Palestine: Threats to British National Security Immediately after the Second World War." Intelligence and National Security 23, no. 4 (Aug. 2008): 435-462.

"The post-war priority that MI5 assigned to Zionist terrorism interrupted and distracted its transition from World War to Cold War." However, "Palestine gave MI5, and other British services, a valuable insight into the insurgency and terrorist threats they would experience in other theatres of British decolonization after 1945." (footnote omitted)

[UK/Postwar/Counterinsurgency]

Walton, Calder. Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War and the Twilight of Empire. London: HarperCollins, 2013.

According to Peake, Studies 57.3 (Sep 2013), and Intelligencer 20.2 (Fall-Winter 2013), the author focuses on MI5 but "includes the contributions" of MI6, GCHQ, "military intelligence, and local Special Branch sections with arrest authority.... Most of the details Walton presents are based on recently released archival documents. When he turns his attention to Cold War counterintelligence,... he is on less firm ground." Nonetheless, this "is an impressive work and reveals the role of Britain's intelligence services in decolonization."

West, IJI&C 27.1 (Spring 2014), finds that when the author "relies on declassified documents ... he is on firm and fascinating ground, but on the occasions when he strays and offers some independent analysis, significant problems arise over the accuracy of his sources.... [H]is account" of the issue of the hostile penetration of MI5 "goes seriously awry.... [W]hen he strays from his core subject, [Walton] manifests a tendency to make extravagant statements" and "clearly has a tendency to embroider."

[UK/Overviews/10s]

Walton, Charles. Policing Public Opinion in the French Revolution: The Culture of Calumny and the Problem of Free Speech. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Price, I&NS 26.6 (Dec. 2011), finds that the author's "central concern, pursued with considerable effectiveness, is why the men who proclaimed freedom of speech in 1789 so rapidly turned to prosecuting people for expressing their political views."

[France/Historical]

Walton, R.D

1. "Feeling for the Jugular: Japanese Espionage at Newcastle 1919-1926." Australian Journal of Politics and History 32, no. 1 (1986): 20-38.

Calder: "Discusses Japanese spying in New South Wales."

2. "Japanese Espionage: Australia, 1888-1931." Journal of the Australian War Memorial 11 (Oct. 1987): 37-46. [Calder]

[Australia/PreWWII; Japan/PreWWII]

Walton, Timothy. Challenges in Intelligence Analysis: Lessons from 1300 BCE to the Present. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Peake, Studies 55.2 (Jun. 2011) and Intelligencer 19.1 (Winter-Spring 2012), finds that this book "illustrates historical cases in which analysis was no doubt performed, [but] the details of that analysis -- how it was done, what one really needs to know -- are omitted." In addition, "careless errors" arising from an absence of sourcing is a "major weakness of the book." For Cimino, AIJ 29.1 (2011), "[w]hether you are an intelligence professional, a business or financial analyst, or simply interested in history, this book will grab and hold your attention case after case."

[Analysis/Gen/10s]

Walton, Timothy R. "Lessons Learned from the CIA's Assessment of the Soviet Economy." International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence 28, no. 3 (Fall 2015): 468-479.

"The historical record shows that the CIA's assessments of the Soviet economy were not as bad as some have claimed. They were quite good at an early definition of the central issue -- whether the Soviet economy could support a serious military threat.... While often wrong on details, the[y] usually got the broad picture right, if sometimes in a belated fashion."

[Analysis/Sov]

Waltrop, David W. "Recovery of the Last GAMBIT and HEXAGON Film Buckets from Space, August–October 1984." Studies in Intelligence 58, no. 2 (Jun. 2014): 19-34. [https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intelligence/csi-publications/csi-studies/studies/vol-58-no-2/pdfs/Waltrop-Catching%20the%20End%20of%20an%20Era-June2014.pdf]

"Retrieval of the last buckets from the final GAMBIT and HEXAGON missions was a critical point in the nation's transition to near-real time imagery from space. The Test Group was part of complex system that included the building, launching, tasking, and control of the satellite; and the retrieval, dissemination, assessment, and exploitation of the imagery product."

[Recon/Sats/Arts/14]

Wandres, J. "John Ford, Intelligence Photographer." Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 10, no. 3 (Summer 1994): 8-9.

Activities of Ford and OSS' Field Photo Branch in World War II.

[WWII/OSS/Indivs][c]

Wanger, Walter. "OWI and Motion Pictures." Public Opinion Quarterly 7 (1943): 100-110. [Winkler]

[WWII/PsyWar]

Wannall, W. Raymond.

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