Passage Prohibited: Behind the Iron Curtain
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performing meritorious service while serving as a member of the United
States Military Liaison Mission to the Commander-in-Chief Group of the
Soviet Forces in Germany in an exceptional manner displaying diplomacy,
perseverance, great stamina and dedication to duty, John Fahey was
recommended for the Legion of Merit Award and received the Army
Noble Promotional Review
Commander John Fahey's
firsthand account of his intelligence activities behind the Iron Curtain
in the Soviet Zone Germany during the Cold War contains dangerous
penetrations of Russian restricted areas, East German secret police
Stasi reports on his intelligence activities, and a new "Russian
Character Study." Fahey's previous "A Soviet Character Study," published
by the Naval Institute Proceedings, was republished by the Conservative
Digest, ODU Insight, and the Congressional Record. The study was shared
with members of the House of Representatives on May 18, 1978 by
Congressman G. William Whitehurst who urged his colleagues to read it
carefully and heed Fahey's evaluations. Now in this book Fahey's new
Russian Character Study centers on Russian characteristics in more depth
without the earlier Soviet overtones.
The author includes
intelligence failures during the Cuban missile crisis and the
circumstances surrounding East Germany's and the Soviet Union's failure
to observe American immunity in an incident with a United States
Readers have a unique opportunity to ride with
Commander Fahey inside some military restricted areas behind Passage
Prohibited signs, to witness intelligence collection, and to experience
the author's challenges and tactics when faced with espionage
accusations during detention in forbidden areas.
senior officers of Commander Fahey's performance behind the Iron
Curtain, at sea, and after his retirement by his university Russian
language students are contained in the book's appendixes.
Prohibited is a must read for everyone who enjoys true-life spy stories.
It takes the reader into Russian military psyche and mindset during and
after the Cold War with an astonishing tale of overt reconnaissance,
espionage charges, and detentions.
A great read!