Bhattacharjee, Yudhijit. "My Father and Me: A Spy Story." Intelligencer 19, no. 2 (Summer-Fall 2012): 31-39.
First appeared on GQ.com, 15 Jun. 2012. Nathan Nicholson's story through his release from jail in 2010.
Bhattacharjee, Yudhijit. "Tale of a Would-Be Spy, Buried Treasure, and Uncrackable Code." Intelligencer 18, no. 2 (Winter-Spring 2011): 17-22.
First appeared in Wired, Feb. 2010, http://www.wired.com.
Bialoguski, Michael. The Case of Colonel Petrov: How I Weaned a High MVD Official from Communism. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1955. The Petrov Story. London: Heinemann, 1955. Melbourne, Australia: Paladin, 1989.
Clark comment: The author was the Australian security intermediary in Vladimir and Evdokia Petrov's defections in Australia in 1954. Pforzheimer, Studies 6.2 (Spring 1962), suggests that at times the author "overplays his own role in the affair." Constantinides is harsher, calling the book "a questionable version of those events, and the author's role in them." This conclusion is buttressed by the Petrovs' own account in Empire of Fear.
Biard, Forrest R. [CAPT/USN (Ret.)] "Breaking of Japanese Naval Codes: Pre-Pearl Harbor to Midway." Cryptologia 30, no. 2 (Apr. 2006): 151-158.
Speech by Biard at National Cryptologic Museum Foundation on 14 June 2002. He relates his first-hand experience as part of the team that broke JN25.
[WWII/FEPac/Battles & Magic]
Biard, Forrest R. [CAPT/USN (Ret.)] "The Pacific War Through the Eyes of Forrest R. 'Tex' Baird." Cryptolog 10, no. 2 (Winter 1989): entire issue.
[WWII/FE/Pac & Magic]
Bibbens, Terry, and Julian Lake. "COMINT/SIGINT: Our First Line of Defense." Countermeasures 3 (Mar. 1977): 18ff. [Petersen]
Bicheno, Hugh. Razor's Edge: The Unofficial History of the Falklands War. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2006.
To Fox, The Guardian, 31 Mar. 2006, the strength of this work is that the author "tells the story in detail from both sides.... The game of intelligence and diplomatic bluff is explained in piquant detail." However, "mistakes of significant detail ... make Bicheno's Olympian judgments on the conduct of the campaign appear eccentric and snide or ... absurd.... A rattling good read this book may be, but rattling great history it ain't."
Bickell, C. "Operation 'Fortitude South': An Analysis of Its Influence upon German Dispositions and Conduct of Operations in 1944." War & Society 18, no. 1 (2000): 91-122.
Bickers, Robert. "The Business of a Secret War: Operation 'Remorse' and SOE Salesmanship in Wartime China." Intelligence and National Security 16, no. 4 (Winter 2001): 11-36.
Bickford, Rodney R. [LT/Canadian Navy] "Canadian Undersea Surveillance." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 121, no. 3 (Mar. 1995): 70-71.
The author describes Canadian participation in SOSUS/IUSS and points to increased involvement in undersea surveillance in a post-Cold War era marked by U.S. cutbacks in the area.
Biddiscombe, Perry. "Operation Selection Board: The Growth and Suppression of the Neo-Nazi 'Deutsche Revolution' 1945-47." Intelligence and National Security 11, no. 1 (Jan. 1996): 59-77.
"[T]here were a considerable number of Nazi or semi-Nazi underground groups active during the occupation period." This article looks at the groups "characterized by a relatively sophisticated political programme and a cadre of mid- and upper-level figures" from the National Socialism regime. Operation Selection Board was the joint U.S.-British operation against the Deutsche Revolution group, beginning the night of 22-23 February 1947.
Biddiscombe, Perry. "The Problem with Glass Houses: The Soviet Recruitment and Deployment of SS Men as Spies and Saboteurs." Intelligence and National Security 15, no. 3 (Autumn 2000): 131-145.
The Soviets apparently started the practice of using Nazis and SS men "while the war was still underway." (emphasis in original) The author looks at what is known about a Soviet enterprise code-named "Theo."
Biddiscombe, Perry. WERWOLF!: The History of the National Socialist Guerrilla Movement 1944-1946. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998.
From publisher: "Near the end of the Second World War, a National Socialist resistance movement, known as the Werwolf, flickered briefly to life in Germany and its borderlands. Dedicated to delaying the advance of the Allies on both fronts, the Werwolf succeeded in scattered acts of sabotage and violence.... Werwolf violence failed to mobilize a spirit of national resistance. Biddiscombe argues that the group was poorly led, armed, and organized, and that it was doomed to failure given the war-weariness of the populace and the hesitancy of young Germans to sacrifice themselves on the funeral pyre of the regime."
Biddle, Stephen. "The New Way of War? Debating the Kosovo Model." Foreign Affairs 81, no. 3 (May-Jun. 2002): 138-144.
In this "Review Essay" on works by Bacevich and Cohen, Lambeth, and Hosmer, Biddle raises questions whether the Kosovo strategy of war on the cheap continues to make sense in the post-9/11 environment.
Biderman, Albert D. March to Calumny: The Story of American POWs in the Korean War. New York: Macmillan, 1963.
Wilcox: "Discussion of brainwashing, propaganda, survival."
Bidwell, Bruce W.
1. History of the Military Intelligence Division, Department of the Army General Staff. Unpublished manuscript prepared for the Military Intelligence Division and the Office of Military History, U.S. Army, 1959-1961. 4 vols. Library of Congress Photoduplication Service.
Vol. 1: 1775-1917; Vol. 2: WWI; Vol. 3: 1919-41; Vol. 4: Pearl Harbor.
2. History of the Military Intelligence Division, Department of the Army General Staff: 1775-1941. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1986.
According to O'Toole, Encyclopedia, this book consists of parts 1-4 of Bidwell's unpublished 8-part manuscript (Library of Congress Photoduplication Service) (see above). Petersen says that Bidwell's work is "the detailed standard treatment of early military intelligence organization and functions." Sexton notes that the book includes "an informative account of MAGIC and the intelligence failure at Pearl Harbor."
Bidwell, Robin, ed. The Arab Bulletin: Bulletin of the Arab Bureau in Cairo, 1916-1919. Oxford: Archive Editions reprint, 1986.
The Arab Bulletin was an intelligence summary that served as "the organ for circulating intelligence about developments in the Arab territories and the Arab Revolt." Yigal Sheffy, "British Intelligence in the Middle East, 1900-1918," I&NS 17.1 (Spring 2002): 43.
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