October 29, 2018

One of the great joys of being an author is seeing the creativity of readers who send comments.  Today I received this word of encouragement from someone who just finished INTO THE LION'S MOUTH.  

His comment started: "Loftis, you magnificent bastard, I read y...

April 29, 2018

TODAY 1944, MI6 London received an unusual delivery—a diplomatic bag originating from Lisbon  containing cash.  A lot of cash.  Fifty thousand dollars (about $700,000 today), to be precise.

From a German spy.

The money was for Britain's greatest operative, double ag...

March 15, 2018

Guy Liddell, head of MI5's B Section (counter-espionage overseeing double agents), was the only British intelligence officer allowed to keep an official war diary.  On this day, March 15, 1941, he made a journal entry which hinted at frustration over a new playboy now...

March 1, 2018

Seventy-five years ago this month, German military intelligence (Abwehr) began Operation Grand Duke in Southern France.  French Resistance and British SOE circuits, the Germans noticed, were popping up in Marseille, Cannes, Lyon, and other cities like a malignant rash....

April 29, 2016

TODAY 1944, MI6 London received an unusual delivery—a diplomatic bag originating from Lisbon containing cash. A lot of cash. Fifty thousand dollars (about $700,000 today), to be precise.

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