In the Name of Intelligence

Peake, Hayden B., and Samuel Halpern, eds. In the Name of Intelligence: Essays in Honor of Walter Pforzheimer. Washington, DC: NIBC Press, 1994.


1. Hayden B. Peake, "Walter Pforzheimer -- Lawyer, Intelligence Officer, Bibliophile," pp. 1-56.

Appendix I: "Intelligence in the American Revolution: A Review Article," pp. 57-66.

Appendix II: "Address by Walter L. Pforzheimer of the Central Intelligence Agency to The Grolier Club of New York City, 20 September 1960," pp. 67-78.

Appendix III: "Students Comment on Professor Pforzheimer," p. 79.

Appendix IV: "Pforzheimer on 'The Classics & Major Books,'" pp. 81-90.

Appendix V: "Chronological Annotated Bibliography of the Writings and Congressional Testimony of Walter Pforzheimer," pp. 91-94.

2. Christopher Andrew, "The Making of the Anglo-American SIGINT Alliance," pp. 95-109.

3. Dick Bates, "The Intelligence Profession and Its Professional and Fraternal Organizations," pp. 111-131.

4. Gordon Brook-Shepherd, "'Defectors': Misleading Tag -- Complex Issue," pp. 133-136.

5. Russell J. Bruemmer, "The Prohibition on Assassination: A Legal & Ethical Analysis," pp. 137-165.

6. Russell J. Bruemmer, "Perspectives from Pforzheimer," pp. 167-168.

7. George A. Carver, Jr., "Walter Pforzheimer: An Appreciation," pp. 169-172.

8. George C. Constantinides, "Security Slip-Ups: Ultra, Magic, Bigot & Other Secrets," pp. 173-195.

9. John E. Costello, "MacArthur, Magic, Black Jumbos and the Dogs that Didn't Bark: New Intelligence on the Pearl Harbor Attack," pp. 197-250.

10. Lord Dacre of Glanton [Hugh Trevor-Roper], "Sideways into S.I.S.," pp. 251-257.

Lord Dacre tells the story of how M.I.8(c) -- the War Office's Radio Security Service -- was absorbed by the British SIS/MI6.

11. Joseph E. diGenova, "A Tribute to Walter Pforzheimer," pp. 259-260.

12. John J. Dziak, "Reflections on the Counterintelligence State," pp. 261-276.

13. M.R.D. Foot, "What Use Are Secret Services?" pp. 277-282.

14. Samuel Halpern, "A Tale for Intelligencers," pp. 283-285.

15. Richard Helms, "Present at the Creation," pp. 287-289.

16. Edward Hitchcock, "Some Utterly Serious Observations on the Pforzheimer Presence," pp. 291-292.

17. William Hood, ". . . or tarted up spy books?" pp. 293-295.

18. Lawrence Houston, "The Transfiguration of Walter Pforzheimer," pp. 297-298.

19. R.V. Jones, "Anglo-American Cooperation in the Wizard War," pp. 299-312.

Pictures, pp. 313-328.

20. David Kahn, "Finland's Codebreaking in World War II," pp. 329-347.

21. Cameron La Clair, "Walter as a Young Officer and Founding Father," pp. 349-352.

22. Owen A. Lock, "Chiefs of the GRU -- 1918-1947," pp. 353-378.

The author usefully includes a discussion of the sources used in putting together his discussion, which is "intended to document, supplement, and extend the useful but undocumented list of GRU chiefs found in Rocca and Dziak's excellent Bibliography on Soviet Intelligence and Security Services."

23. Timothy J. Naftali, "De Gaulle's Pique and the Allied Counterespionage Triangle in World War II," pp. 379-410.

24. John Ranelagh, "Through the Looking Glass: A Comparison of United States and United Kingdom Intelligence Cultures," pp. 411-443.

25. Joseph W. Reed and Robin W. Winks, "The Collector (with thanks to John Fowles)," pp. 445-453.

26. Elizabeth R. Rindskopf, "An Enduring Legal Structure," pp. 455-459.

27. Edward E. Thomas, "A Sidelong Glance at Alan Turing," pp. 461-469.

28. Jack E. Thomas, "Tribute to a Venerable Bibliophile," pp. 471-474.

29. Victoria Toensing, "'Uncle Walter,'" pp. 475-476.

30. Louis Tordella, "A Tribute to Walter Pforzheimer," pp. 477-478.

31. Thomas F. Troy, "'George': OSS's FBI Secret," pp. 479-498.

Troy tells the story of the dispute over intelligence operations in Latin America between J. Edgar Hoover, on one side, and William J. Donovan and William S. Stephenson, on the other. In the middle was "George," an anti-Nazi refugee.

32. Wesley K. Wark, "British Intelligence and Operation Barbarossa, 1941: The Failure of F.O.E.S.," pp. 499-512.

FOES was the British acronym for Future Operations Enemy Section, formed in December 1940 and reporting directly to the Chiefs of Staff. Its function was to seek to predict German strategy. It did not anticipate Hitler's attack on the Soviet Union.

33. John S. Warner, "CIA Turns to the Federal Courts to Help Protect Its Secrets," pp. 513-536.

The former CIA General Counsel, who retired in 1976, discusses the Marchetti and Snepp cases.

34. John S. Warner (1994), "Let's Talk About Walter Pforzheimer," pp. 537-542.

35. Ralph E. Weber, "State Department Cryptographic Security, Herbert O. Yardley, & President Woodrow Wilson's Secret Code," pp. 543-596.

The author provides a brief, but nonetheless detailed, history of U.S. State Department codes and ciphers preparatory to surveying some of circumstances surrounding Yardley's breaking a message from Colonel House to President Wilson (revealed 15 years after the fact).

36. Nigel West [Rupert Allason], "Banning Books," pp. 597-620.

The prolific West comments on the hazards and rewards of publishing intelligence-related works. All-in-all, an interesting traipse through some of the highs and lows of writers and writing about intelligence.

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