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Brixmis

Geraghty, Tony.

Brixmis

the untold exploits of Britain"s most daring Cold War spy mission

by Geraghty, Tony.

  • 287 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cold War.,
  • Espionage, British -- Germany (East),
  • Secret service -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBeyond the front line.
    StatementTony Geraghty.
    ContributionsGeraghty, Tony.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB271.G7 G472 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 355 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20236654M
    ISBN 100006386733

    BRIXMIS was established as a trusted channel of communication between the Red Army and the British Army on the Rhine. However, they acted in the shadows to steal advanced Soviet equipment and penetrate top-secret training areas. Interesting book: BRIXMIS by Tony Geraghty ISBN Warmtoast: 18th Jul Two's in. Quote: had been told to report any SOXMIS plates to the RMP. Cue a long slow pass on the Autobahn followed by hundreds of sighting reports of the same 2 .

    BRIXMIS. likes. The British Commanders'-in-Chief Mission to the Soviet Forces in Germany was a military liaison mission which operated behind the.   BRIXMIS was established as a trusted channel of communication between the Red Army and the British Army on the Rhine. However, they acted in the shadows to steal advanced Soviet equipment and penetrate top-secret training areas. Here Steve Gibson offers a new understanding of the complex British role in the Cold War. Publish your book with Brand: The History Press.

    BRIXMIS existed from – shortly after the end of the Second World War – until the eve of the reunification of Germany in There's a fascinating book on the subject written by Tony Geraghty which is well worth finding in your local book shop or online, river-based retailer. Berlin - London Block.   The Brixmis Story. Jolyon Jenkins tells a little known story of the Cold War. The Brixmis officers were some of the most effective gatherers of military intelligence behind the Iron Curtain.


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Yet, Brixmis was the acknowledged master of the game and the ones to emulate. Brixmis always played at the top of the game when even the Soviets would occasionally offer a grudging tip-of-the-hat to their daring abilities. Great story. Great book. Well done, Tony & Well Done, Lads!/5(41).

Buy BRIXMIS: The Last Cold War Mission (Espionage) New edition by Gibson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(38).

Dave Butler at the Polish border during the Cold War (Picture: BRIXMIS Association). Dave Butler BEM is a former Army officer who served with the British Military Liaison Mission (BRIXMIS) in Berlin from until He has shared his experiences of the mission, how important that time was to him and how it felt to revisit the past during the making of the BRIXMIS documentary, 30 years later.

BRIXMIS was based in a grand-looking manor house in Potsdam, just east of Berlin. The East German staff were all on the Stasi payroll and the mission team found out later that the Stasi had also positioned a long-range microphone on the far side of the lake to try and pick up.

Buy Brixmis, Oxfam,Books, History. We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. Brand new Book. BRIXMIS (British Commander-in-Chief's Mission to the Group Soviet Forces of Occupation in Germany) is one of the most covert elite units of the British Army.

They were dropped in behind Brixmis book lines' ten months after the Second World War had ended and continued with their intelligence-gathering missions until Brixmis book fall of the. Vehicles Books Briefing Cards Tour Equipment.

Welcome to the BRIXMIS Page. The British Commanders'-in-Chief Mission to the Soviet Forces in Germany (BRIXMIS) was set up on 16 September under the Robertson-Malinin Agreement between the chiefs of staff of the British and Soviet forces in occupied Germany.

The agreement called for the reciprocal exchange of liaison missions in order. BRIXMIS Books. Thread starter Legs; Start date 28 May ; Legs ADC. Book Reviewer.

28 May #1 I'm currently reading 'Live and Let Spy' by Steve Gibson. Basically it's a journal of some of the last BRIXMIS Tours in the very late '80s and early '90s. It has really sparked my interest and was wondering if there were any other recommended.

The British Commanders'-in-Chief Mission (BRIXMIS) to the Soviet Forces in Germany (GSFG) was formed on 16 September under the Robertson-Malinin Agreement between the chiefs of staff of the British and Soviet forces in occupied (east) Germany.

The agreement called for the reciprocal exchange of liaison missions in order to foster good. Steve Gibson's book complements Tony Geraghty's by covering the Brixmis mission up to the fall of the Berlin Wall and German re-unification.

It's full of tales of derring do, close scrapes with the Stasi and fascinating detail of how they obtained their intelligence.

Well worth a read!/5(38). BRIXMIS has members. Military Mission Potsdam. Berlin. This is a closed group. Membership requests applications must contain details of what.

A very enjoyable thoroughly entertaining book about the Cold War. BrixMis was originally set up to be the liaison for the British Military in Germany to the Soviet Army in Germany. But as the Cold War developed, it evolved into Britain's best opportunity to get tangible evidence of Soviet Military hardware and software/5.

I first learnt about BRIXMIS in Ken Connor’s book about the Regiment. However, Connor’s book is a factual account of the history of the SAS, whereas most books on the subject are mostly fiction.

You can add imaginary firefights in Iraq quite easily, but I guess you couldn’t really get away with making up shootouts in Cold War East Germany. BRIXMIS – THE LAST COLD WAR MISSION. This book describes the events of the last Cold War mission – Brixmis. This is one of the most covert elite units of the British Army.

The book tells the story of these individuals who gathered intelligence from 10 months after the Second World War had ended until the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Brixmis. By Tony Geraghty. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. Select a Bookseller - Direct Link to Buy. Books [amazon_link asins=’,X,BIQCDHE,B00GPES4DU,′ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’worldwar2pill′ marketplace=’UK’ link_id=’3b1b98dbfeeffdaa8c51c7′] Video Real footage of a BRIXMIS tour of the GDR.

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BRIXMIS» The British Commanders'-in-Chief Mission to the Soviet Forces in Germany was set up on 16 September under the Robertson-Malinin Agreement between the chiefs of staff of the British and Soviet forces in occupied Germany.

The agreement called for reciprocal exchange of liaison missions to foster good working relations between the. I heard of Brixmis when I discovered Tony Geraghty's Brixmis.

For those of you that don't know Brixmis was a little known Cold War unit who's role was to obtain as much military intelligence about the Russian forces in East Germany as possible, within the rules laid down in the Robertson-Malinin Agreement made shortly after the end of the war in Europe/5(1).

The collection includes personal accounts written or recorded by Brixmis members beginning as far back aswhen Brixmis came into being at the end of World War Two following the division of Germany into 4 Military Zones of Occupation, till its dissolution in at the end of the Cold War; this archive also includes photographs, video.

Interesting book: BRIXMIS by Tony Geraghty ISBN Reply. 18th Jul#8 Warmtoast. Join Date: Nov Location: South of the M4. Posts: 1, Two's in. Quote: had been told to report any SOXMIS plates to the RMP. Cue a long slow pass on the Autobahn followed by hundreds of sighting reports of the same 2 bored.

One veteran of BRIXMIS, the secretive unit whose members were allowed by the Soviets to enter East Germany, in uniform, during the Cold War, disputed Mr .Subsequently, in the late s, I wrote a short postscript after the publication of two books on BRIXMIS and in late I also amended the text to incorporate information from friends and former colleagues and from the growing number of French and American .