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Queen of spies : Daphne Park, Britain's Cold War spy master / Paddy Hayes.

by Hayes, Paddy [author.].
Publisher: London : Overlook Duckworth ; 2015Description: vii, 328 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm [hardback].ISBN: 9780715650431 :.Subject(s): Park of Monmouth, Daphne Margaret Sybil Désirée Park, Baroness, 1921-2010 | Cold War | women spies | espionage | Intelligence service
Contents:
Prologue: Moscow, April 1956 -- From Kayuki to Clapham, 1921-32 -- Born now bred, 1932-43 -- SOE 1: Bingham's Unit, 1943-44 -- SOE 2: Coup de foudre, 1944 -- SOE 3: Daffers goes to war, 1944 -- Vienna role, 1946-48 -- A world changing, 1947-48 -- Into the lion's den, 1948-51 -- Moscow bound, 1951-54 -- Moscow 1: either silence or prison, 1954 -- Moscow 2: the squirrel and his nuts, 1955 -- Moscow 3: the strange affair of Yevgeni Brik, 1956 -- Moscow 4: Annus horribilis, 1956 -- From SovBloc to sun-block, 1957-59 -- Congo 1: into the cauldron, 1959 -- Congo 2: on the eve of destruction, 1959-60 -- Congo 3: seven months to murder, 1960-61 -- Congo 4: who killed Cock Robin? Not I, said the spy, 1961 -- Bewitched, bothered, bewildered...and betrayed, 1962-64 -- Back in the field, 1964-67 -- Reform at last, 1967-69 -- Hanoi 1: spy station Hanoi, 1969-70 -- Hanoi 2: though never quite enough to ask for another year, 1969-70 -- What Daphne did next, 1970-74 -- C/WH 1: spymaster, 1975-77 -- C/WH 2: finale: Rhodesia and the ending of UDI, 1978-79 -- Return to Somerville, 1980-89 -- Daphne Park: a life extraordinary.
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Includes index and bibliography: pages 315-319.

Prologue: Moscow, April 1956 -- From Kayuki to Clapham, 1921-32 -- Born now bred, 1932-43 -- SOE 1: Bingham's Unit, 1943-44 -- SOE 2: Coup de foudre, 1944 -- SOE 3: Daffers goes to war, 1944 -- Vienna role, 1946-48 -- A world changing, 1947-48 -- Into the lion's den, 1948-51 -- Moscow bound, 1951-54 -- Moscow 1: either silence or prison, 1954 -- Moscow 2: the squirrel and his nuts, 1955 -- Moscow 3: the strange affair of Yevgeni Brik, 1956 -- Moscow 4: Annus horribilis, 1956 -- From SovBloc to sun-block, 1957-59 -- Congo 1: into the cauldron, 1959 -- Congo 2: on the eve of destruction, 1959-60 -- Congo 3: seven months to murder, 1960-61 -- Congo 4: who killed Cock Robin? Not I, said the spy, 1961 -- Bewitched, bothered, bewildered...and betrayed, 1962-64 -- Back in the field, 1964-67 -- Reform at last, 1967-69 -- Hanoi 1: spy station Hanoi, 1969-70 -- Hanoi 2: though never quite enough to ask for another year, 1969-70 -- What Daphne did next, 1970-74 -- C/WH 1: spymaster, 1975-77 -- C/WH 2: finale: Rhodesia and the ending of UDI, 1978-79 -- Return to Somerville, 1980-89 -- Daphne Park: a life extraordinary.

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