Cook, Andrew. M: MI5's First Spymaster. Stroud, UK, and Charleston, SC: Tempus, 2005.

DKR, AFIO WIN 13-05 (28 Mar. 2005), says that the author "has written a well-researched and colorful account of William Melville." In 1909, when MI5 was formally established, Melville became its first head. Melville died in 1917.


Cook, Andrew. On His Majesty's Secret Service: Sidney Reilly ST1. Stroud, UK, and Charleston, SC: Tempus, 2002. Ace of Spies: The True Story of Sidney Reilly. 2d ed. Sutton, UK: Tempus, 2004.

Peake, Studies 46.4, says that "Cook's account is both scholarly and fascinating reading. It qualifies as the definitive version of the life of this famous agent who was executed by the Soviets and buried in the courtyard of Lubyanka prison." For Swain, I&NS 18.3, "[t]his is almost the definitive account" of Reilly's career, "almost, but not quite. It tells the reader everything that Britain's master spy was not, but not everything that he was."

Troy, IJI&C 17.3, notes that the author has "striven to correct Reilly's record," by researching and documenting "much primary material." The book "reads persuasively and smoothly." Nonetheless, it does not answer the question of whether Reilly's life (or death) really mattered.


Cook, Blanche W. The Declassified Eisenhower: A Divided Legacy. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1981. [Petersen]


Cook, Chris, et. al. War and Resistance. London: Macmillan, 1992.

Surveillant 2.2: "The papers of over 1,000 individuals, including military and naval commanders as well as resistance fighters and underground leaders."


Cook, Earle F. "Electronic Black Chamber." Army 13, no. 2 (1962): 37 ff. [Petersen]


Cook, Fred J. "Allen McLane, Unknown Hero of the Revolution." American Heritage 7, no. 3 (1956): 74-77, 118-119.


Cook, Fred J. "The CIA." Nation, 24 Jun. 1961, 8-15, 529-572. [Petersen]


Cook, Fred J. The FBI Nobody Knows. New York: MacMillan, 1964.

Cook, Fred J. "J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI." Lithopnion 6, no. 2 (1971): 8-15, 58-63. [Petersen]


Cook, Fred J. The Unfinished Story of Alger Hiss. New York: William Morrow, 1958.

From the "Hiss-was-framed" genre.


Cook, Joseph L. Industrial Spying and Espionage. Montecello, IL: Vance Bibliographies, 1985.

Wilcox: "Extensive list of books & articles. Not annotated."


Cook, Nick.

1. "Briefing: Unmaned Air Vehicles." Jane's Defence Weekly, Jan. 2002, 24-27.

2. "Predator Closes Sensor-to-Shooter Gap for USAF." Jane's Defence Weekly, Feb. 2002, 28-29.


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