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Wichtrich, A.R. MIS-X: Top Secret. Raleigh, NC: Pentland Press, 1997.

Seamon, Proceedings 124.8 (Aug. 1998), notes that the author commanded the Air Ground Aid Section (AGAS), "a covert Army intelligence outfit that operated in China through most of World War II and helped to rescue some 900 U.S. aviators who had been shot down or crash landed."


Wicker, Tom. "Destroy the Monster." New York Times, 12 Sep. 1975, 33.


Wicker, Tom. "The Truth Is Needed" New York Times, 24 Dec. 1974, 19.


Wicker, Tom. "What Have They Done Since They Shot Dillinger?" New York Times Magazine (28 Dec. 1969): 4-7, 14-15, 18-19, 28-29.


Wicker, Tom, John W. Finney, Max Frankel, and E.W. Kenworthy. "How CIA Put 'Instant Air Force' Into Congo." New York Times, 25 Apr 1966. [Michaels]


Wickham, John A., Jr. [GEN/USA (Ret.)] "The Intelligence Role in Desert Storm." Signal, Apr. 1991, 12 ff. [http://www.us.net/signal]


Wickham-Crowley, Timothy P. Guerrillas and Revolution in Latin America: A Comparative Study of Insurgents and Regimes Since 1956. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993.


Widder, Arthur. Adventures in Black: The Inside Story of Undercover Agents, Espionage, and Counterespionage Activities -- from the Civil War to the Present. New York: Harper & Row, 1962.


Wideman, John C. The Sinking of the USS Cairo. Jackson, MS: University of Mississippi Press, 1993.

A Confederate torpedo sank the USS Cairo on 12 December 1862 in an unconventional warfare operation. Tidwell, April '65, fn. 27, p. 227: This is "an excellent account of [Zere] McDaniel's relationship with the Confederate secret service."


Widen, J.J. "The Wennerström Spy Case: A Western Perspective." Intelligence and National Security 21, no. 6 (Dec. 2006): 931-958.

This article provides "a description of Wennerström as a Soviet spy, the counter-intelligence cooperation between Sweden and the Western powers during the investigation of the case and an evaluation of the damage done to Western interests due to Wennerström's espionage."


Widener, Andrea. "Anti-Spy Work Complex: Safeguards, Security Measures Are Not Like Movie Dramatics." San Jose Mercury News, 19 Apr. 1999. [http://www7.mercurycenter.com]

A quicky view of security measures at Los Alamos national laboratory.


Widlake, Patrick. "National Reconnaissance Leadership for the 21st Century: Lessons from the NRO's Heritage." National Reconnaissance: Journal of the Discipline and Practice (2005-U1): 19-34. [A scanned version is available at http://www.fas.org/irp/nro/journal/index.html]

"[T]he intelligence priorities of the 21st century constitute a difficult targeting challenge for [NRO satellite] systems that were optimal for Cold War era spying.... The insurgents aligned against the U.S. in its ongoing combat operations pose, in many ways, a more difficult reconnaissance challenge than the one faced by reconnaissance pioneers....

"The key lessons [from the past] for national reconnaissance leadership to consider are: cooperation between government and its industry partners helped leverage success; a strong industrial base is essential for knowledge and production; access to leadership at the highest levels can garner the support for research and development that increases the chances for program success; leaders and scientists must rekindle the creative spark; and risk is integral to achieving technological breakthroughs."


Wiebes, Cees.

Wieck, Hans-Georg. "The GDR -- As Seen by the Federal German Foreign Intelligence Agency (BND) 1985-1990." Journal of Intelligence History 6, no. 1 (Summer 2006). [http://www.intelligence-history.org/jih/journal.html]


Wieck, Randolph. Ignorance Abroad: American Educational and Cultural Foreign Policy and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of State. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1992.


Wiener, Jon. Gimme Some Truth: The John Lennon-FBI Files. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2000.

Carson, WPNWE, 3 Apr. 2000, is unimpressed by the author's contention that the FBI's surveillance of Lennon succeeded in neutralizing him as a spokesman for dissent. Nonetheless, Lennon himself is not the focus of Weiner's book; rather, the story is about the effort to get Lennon's files from the FBI and how that shows the tenacity of government secrecy.


Wighton, Charles. Pin-Stripe Saboteur: The Story of "Robin," British Agent and French Resistance Leader. London: Odhams, 1959. Le Saboteur. Paris: Fayard, 1959.

Constantinides notes that the basic premise of this work seems to be in error, as "Robin," the organizer of the Juggler Resistance network, was not Jacques Weil, as identified by the author, but Jean Worms.

[UK/WWII/Services/SOE; WWII/Eur/Fr/Res]

Wighton, Charles. The World's Greatest Spies: True-Life Dramas of Outstanding Secret Agents. New York: Taplinger, 1962. [Petersen]


Wighton, Charles, and Gunter Peis. Hitler's Spies and Saboteurs -- Based on the German Secret Service War Diary of General Lahousen. New York: Holt, 1958.

According to Pforzheimer, Studies 5.2 (Spring 1961), Lahousen "headed the Abwehr's sabotage section" during part of World War II.


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