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The Spying Game — Cambridge Five to the Cold War: A QM2 Voyage

Discover a world of espionage, cryptology, undercover agents and Cold War intrigue as you gain expert insight into British spy history with author and intelligence expert Nigel West.
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The Spying Game — Cambridge Five to the Cold War: A QM2 Voyage

Discover a world of espionage, cryptology, undercover agents and Cold War intrigue as you gain expert insight into British spy history with author and intelligence expert Nigel West.
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Immerse yourself in the shadowy underworld of international espionage with renowned author and intelligence expert Nigel West. Learn the truth behind the acronyms of the CIA, SOE, NKVD and KGB, as well as the role of “sleeper agents,” the secret VENONA project and the race for atomic power. Aboard the elite Queen Mary 2, gain intimate vantages into the post-World War II geopolitical, ideological and economic struggles that shaped the world today.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Gain expert insight into Yalta, the Manhattan Project and the greatest secret of the Cold War: VENONA.
  • Explore Bletchley Park, home to the Enigma machine and historic headquarters of secret British code breaking in World War II.
  • Learn how a group of undergraduates became a famous Soviet spy ring at colleges associated with the Cambridge Five.
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