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Cold War and That Damned Berlin Wall

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes On a cold, January day in 1961, in a world chilled by the threat of nuclear Armageddon, I sat near a radio with my family and listened intently to the words of a man that my very young mind idolized. Even as [...]

A Flimsy Excuse for WWI

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes An intelligence agency ignored its own government and ordered an assassination. No, not in Pakistan…. On July 23, 1914,¬†Austrian diplomat Baron Giesl von Gieslingen delivered an ultimatum to the government [...]

Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies

Bayard & Holmes ~ ¬†Jay Holmes DOUBLE CROSS, by writer-at-large and associate editor of the Times of London Ben MacIntyre, addresses one of the more complex and important intelligence operations of World War Two. It explains how the UK’s [...]