Barth, Bernd-Rainer, and Werner Schweizer, eds. Der Fall Noel Field: Schlüsselfigur der Schauprozesse in Osteuropa [The Case of Noel Field: Key Figure in the Show Trials in Eastern Europe]. Berlin: BasisDruck Verlag, 2005. Includes DVD, Noel Field -- Der erfundende Spion [Noel Field -- The Fictitious Spy], a documentary film directed by Werner Schweizer, in German, French, and English.
Fischer, IJI&C 22.2 (Summer 2009), believes that this "meticulously documented history" will "stand as the final word on this Cold War mystery."
De Toledano, Ralph. "The Noel Field Story." American Mercury 80 (Apr. 1955): 5-8.
Petersen: "Soviet agent in State Department, League of Nations, and relief organizations in Europe, 1930-1940s."
Lewis, Flora. Red Pawn: The Story of Noel Field. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1965. The Man Who Disappeared: The Strange History of Noel Field. London: Arthur Barker, 1965.
Constantinides: This is a "fine study" that puts "Field and his activities for the Soviets and OSS in proper perspective and at the right level of importance" -- that is, "a minor figure who played a negligible role."
Steven, Stewart. Operation Splinter Factor. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1974. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1974.
Constantinides finds this story of U.S. perfidy against the Soviet Union "quite unreliable," and calls it "one of the worst books to appear in years in the field of intelligence; no time need be spent on it." For Fischer, IJI&C 22.2/343-345 (Summer 2009), this is a "specious account." The book is "replete with factual errors," and its basic thesis "is sheer nonsense."
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