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Fought lower than the canopy of complicated deceptions and ruthless lies, the lethal intelligence operations of global conflict II produced victories and defeats that have been usually as very important as any reached at the battlefield. A behind-the-scenes heritage of the battle, this e-book deals an exhilarating photograph of the full variety of clandestine actions, some of the kinds of intelligence, espionage and sabotage, subversion and Read more...

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Tolodzietzki may not have intended to harm Poland, but merely to hurt Zychon. His plot was simple. He would slip some intelligence to the Abwehr in order to get Zychon into hot water. He so arranged his treachery as to make it appear that the major was the real culprit. Then he wrote poison-pen letters to Warsaw hinting that Zychon was involved in sordid deals with the Germans. His zeal finally became so great that he put the Germans on their guard. The Abwehr suspected that Tolodzietzki was merely a plant through whom Zychon was trying to smuggle misleading information into the Abwehr’s files.

He so arranged his treachery as to make it appear that the major was the real culprit. Then he wrote poison-pen letters to Warsaw hinting that Zychon was involved in sordid deals with the Germans. His zeal finally became so great that he put the Germans on their guard. The Abwehr suspected that Tolodzietzki was merely a plant through whom Zychon was trying to smuggle misleading information into the Abwehr’s files. Just as the Germans were set to drop Tolodzietzki altogether, the Poles stepped in and proved that the German suspicions were without foundation.

He was born at Aplerbeck near Dortmund, in the heart of the Ruhr, on January 1, 1887, the youngest of three children of a prosperous mining engineer. ” Young Wilhelm joined the navy and, during the First World War, dabbled in intelligence work, though it was not yet his specialty. He commanded a U-boat in World War I, and after the war the old battleship Schlesien. Then came the last sinecure, a gentle hint that his navy had no more use for him. In the early thirties, he was given a shore assignment as commandant of Swinemuende, an insignificant naval station on the Baltic, where he had a couple of coastal guns and nothing but seagulls to shoot.

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