Peacey, Jason. "Cromwellian England: A Propaganda State?" History 91, no. 302 (2006): 176-199.


Peacock, Alan. The Enigmatic Sailor: Memoirs of a Seagoing Intelligence Officer. Caithness: Whittles, 2003.

Erskine, I&NS 19.4 (Winter 2004), notes that the author served in both seagoing radio-telephone and wireless-telegraphy units of the Royal Navy. The book "is a useful and very readable account of life at the sharp end of naval Sigint."


Peake, Cyrus H. "History's Role in Intelligence Estimating." Studies in Intelligence 3, no. 1 (Winter 1959): 85-91.

"There are two ways to acquire the broad and balanced sensitivity needed by the estimator, one through long residence in the area in question, with close observation and participation in its life and fortunes, and one vicarious, through thoughtful study of its history."


Peake, Hayden B.

Pear, Robert. "Disclosure of Spy Agency's $1.5 Billion Fund Leads to Shake-Up." New York Times, 25 Sep. 1995, A12 (N).

DCI Deutch has "appointed a new chief financial officer" for the NRO, and "ordered the agency to document its practices for handling money. He also ordered a thorough review of the agency's budget."


Pear, Robert. "Suspect in Atom Secrets Case Publicly Denies Aiding China." New York Times, 2 Aug. 1999. []

"Speaking publicly in his own defense for the first time, Wen Ho Lee ... said on television [on 1 August 1999] that he was innocent and that he had not divulged nuclear secrets to China or to 'any unauthorized person.'"


Pearl, Nathalie. "Long Island's Secret Agents of George Washington during the Revolutionary War." Nassau County Historical Journal 7, no. 1 (1945). [Rose]


Pearlman, Moshe. The Capture of Adolf Eichmann. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1961. [Chambers]


Pearlstein, Steven. "At Canada's Once-Secret Spy Museum, the Line Does Not Form Here." Washington Post, 17 Jan. 2000, A15. []

General report on the existence of a classified "museum" at CSIS headquarters.


Pearlstein, Steven. "Canadians Examine Lapses in Security: Suspected Terrorist Benefits from Bungling by Police, Immigration Agents." Washington Post, 22 Dec. 1999, A8. []

"Embarrassed Canadian officials were scrambling ... to explain how a suspected Algerian terrorist managed to elude them for nearly six years before getting caught by U.S. border police as he allegedly tried to smuggle a homemade bomb into Seattle.... Documents released ... in Ottawa and Montreal tell a tale of bungling by police and immigration officials as well as skillful manipulation of Canada's open-armed immigration system by the mysterious Algerian, Ahmed Ressam."

[Canada/00s; Terrorism/99]

Pearlstein, Steven. "Expelled Diplomat Returns to Cuba." Washington Post, 3 Mar. 2000, A24. []

Cuban diplomat Jose Imperatori left Canada on 2 March 2000 and "returned home to Havana, where he received a hero's welcome led by President Fidel Castro."


Pearse, Ralph S. "What Size Is It?" Studies in Intelligence 15, no. 1 (Winter 1971): 53-65.

"The evolution of photogrammetry within CIA."

[CIA/Components/S&T; Recon/Imagery]

Pearson, Anthony. Conspiracy of Silence: The Attack on the USS Liberty. New York: Quartet Books, 1978.

Constantinides comments that much of this book on the Six-Day War of 1967 and the Israeli attack on the USS Liberty is "unreliable.... Pearson's inability to produce respectable evidence further weakens his case."


Pearson, Drew. "Missing NSA Aides Know Codes." Washington Post, 17 Aug. 1960, B25. [Barrett]


Pearson, Joss, ed. Neil Webster's Cribs for Victory: The Untold Story of Bletchley Park's Secret Room. Clifton-upon-Teme, UK: Polperro Heritage Press, 2011.

Christensen, Cryptologia 36.2 (Apr. 2012), finds that "Webster's description of his work and the value of 'fusion' is worth reading."


Pearson, Judith L. The Wolves at the Door: The True Story of America's Greatest Female Spy. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2005.

Clark comment: This is a biography of Virginia Hall, who served with both SOE and OSS in German-occupied France. Peake, Studies 49.4 (2005), notes that the author has worked with recently released SOE and OSS files in telling the "fascinating story" of a "genuine heroine." See also, Nouzille, L'espionne: Virginia Hall, une Americaine dans la guerre (2007); and Miller, "MI Corps Hall of Fame: Virginia Hall," Military Intelligence 20.3 (1994).

[UK/WWII/Services/SOE; Women/WWII/UK & U.S.; WWII/OSS/Individuals]

Pearson-Mackie, Nancy. "The Need to Know: The Proliferation of Space-Based Surveillance." Arms Control 12, no. 1 (May 1991): 94-122.


Pearton, Maurice. "SOE in Romania." In Special Operations Executive: A New Instrument of War, ed. Mark Seaman, 123-136. London : Routledge, 2006. [Capet]


Pease, Stephen E. PSYWAR: Psychological Warfare in Korea, 1950-1953. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1992.

Surveillant 3.1 calls PSYWAR "comprehensively presented" and "eminently readable."


Peavey, James D. Confederate Scout: Virginia's Frank Stringfellow. Onancock, VA: Eastern Shore, 1956.

See R. Shepard Brown, Stringfellow of the Fourth: The Amazing Career of the Most Successful Confederate Scout (New York: Crown, 1960).


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