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Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1964. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Trade paperback. xii, 259,  pages. Footnotes. Chronology. Glossary. Further Reading. Index of Proper Names. Subject Index. Preface by Sir John Cockcroft. Ink notation on rep. This is volume 254 of The Commonwealth and International Library of Science Technology Engineering and Liberal Studies. Bertrand Goldschmidt was one of the French pioneers of atomic energy. Engineer of the School of Physics and Chemistry, Doctor of Science, he worked at the Curie Laboratory from 1934 to 1940. During the Second World War he was a member of the Free French Forces, and he participated in atomic research, in particular in connection with plutonium. In the U.S.A. in 1942, and in Canada from 1943 to 1946. One of the directors of the Commissariat of Atomic Energy since it foundation, he had been responsible for chemistry starting in 1959 and became its Director of External Relations and Programs. He was also a professor at the Institute of Political Studies and a French representative at the International Agency of Atomic Energy.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Key Porter Books Limited, 1990. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xii, 276 pages. Selected Bibliography. Index. Pencil marks and comments noted. DJ has some wear, tape replair and soiling. Jack Lawrence Granatstein, OC FRSC (born May 21, 1939) is a Canadian historian who specializes in political and military history. Granatstein served in the Canadian Army from 1956 to 1966. He then taught at York University until 1996 where he is Distinguished Research Professor of History Emeritus. He was the Chair of the Council for Canadian Security in the 21st Century. David Alexander Tetlow Stafford (born 10 March 1942) is projects director at Edinburgh University's Centre for the Study of the Two World Wars. He became director of studies (1985–86) and executive director (1986–92) at the Canadian Institute of International Affairs in Toronto. Stafford is particularly noted for his scholarly works concerning Winston Churchill and British intelligence, various aspects of the Second World War, and Twentieth Century intelligence and espionage with a focus on Britain.
Torrance, CA: Diane Books Publishing Co., 1982. Reprint. Mass-market paperback. , 281 pages, 21 cm. No dust jacket as issued. Ink notation (numbers) on t-p. Cover has some wear and soiling. Anatoli Mikhailovich Granovsky (born 1922) is a former NKVD agent who defected to the West in 1946 and authored an autobiographical book about his career in Soviet intelligence. When Berlin fell, Granovsky was one of the NKVD men who appropriated files and supplies from the Gestapo and other German agencies and sites, transferring such resources back to Moscow. Anatoli Granovsky was reassigned to appear as a sympathetic Soviet war veteran "fighter-poet" on tour in London, spreading pro-Soviet propaganda. Granovsky, was reassigned a cover as a member of the Merchant Navy in 1946. In Odessa Granovsky had been approached by the MGB, successor to the NKVD, and asked to be their spy aboard the ship Petrodvorets, with which he would rendezvous in Stockholm after traveling aboard another ship. He slipped away from his colleagues in a crowd and went to see the assistant U.S. Military Attache. The Americans refused to grant Granovsky asylum and he was arrested by Swedish authorities. On November 8, 1946, shortly before he was to be repatriated to Soviet authorities, Granovsky was granted asylum by King Gustaf V of Sweden. Granovsky wrote his memoirs under the title All Pity Choked [London 1955], but later editions were published under the title I Was An NKVD Agent.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 2000. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. viii, , 390 pages. Author's Note. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Ted Gup (born September 14, 1950) is a Professor for the Journalism Department in the Emerson College and a writer known for his work on government secrecy. He is the author of three books, including The Book of Honor: Covert Lives and Classified Deaths at the CIA, which told the stories of previously unnamed CIA officers killed in the line of duty. Gup has been a prolific writer regarding doomsday scenarios and facilities to provide for continuity of government and the preservation of important assets of civilization, including the Mount Weather facility, as well as intelligence issues. He was also a 1980 recipient of the George Polk award in journalism.
New York: Harper & Row, 1987. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm, 261, illus., DJ soiled, small tears in rear DJ, pencil erasure on front endpaper The editor-in-chief of Yankee magazine and The Old Farmer's Almanac tells how fate led him toward the New England magazine. The Old Farmer's Almanac has had only 12 editors in its first 197-year history. Judson "Jud" D. Hale Sr. has had the job for 31 of those years. Hale joined the staff at Yankee Inc. later to become Yankee Publishing Inc. in 1958 as assistant editor. He became associate editor, managing editor, and in 1968, editor-in-chief. Besides editing magazines and the almanac, Hale is an author and book editor. In 1982 his book "Inside New England" was published by Harper and Row. Hale's own biography, "The Education of a Yankee," was published by Harper and Row in 1987. Hale graduated from the Choate School in 1951 and Dartmouth college in 1958.