Charles Whiting


Whiting, Charles. Ardennes: The Secret War. New York: Stein & Day, 1985.

Sexton calls this a "popular history of covert ... operations during the Battle of the Bulge. Whiting concludes that Allied commanders were over reliant on intelligence from ULTRA."


Whiting, Charles. The Battle for Twelveland: An Account of Anglo-American Intelligence Operations Within Nazi Germany, 1939-1945. London, Leo Cooper, 1975. The Spymasters: The True Story of Anglo-American Intelligence Operations Within Nazi Germany, 1939-1945. New York: Dutton, 1976.

Constantinides says this is "a potpourri of fact and fiction, actuality and myth, assumptions, sketchy versions of certain events, contrived tie-ins, and a certain confusion." Nevertheless, the author is "sometimes so accurate as to indicate access to well-informed sources or successful combining of certain versions." There is also "a good segment on SIS's role and the basis of its intelligence successes against Germany."

[WWII/Eur/Ger; WWII/OSS/Ops/Ger]

Whiting, Charles. Gehlen: Germany's Master Spy. New York: Ballantine, 1972.

Whiting, Charles. The War in the Shadows. New York: Ballantine, 1973. [pb]

From cover: "The battle of the spymasters in WWII. The ... story of the most deadly chess game in history, with spies as the chessmasters and nations as the pawns."


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