author unveils new book on military intelligence gathering
new book has been published this week by a former soldier living
Van der Bijl, who lives in the village of Mark, spent 25 years
in the British Army, mostly in the Intelligence Corps, and since
his retirement he has pursued a career in security management.
who saw active service in Northern Ireland and the Falklands,
explains differing intelligence techniques in action in his book
called Sharing The Secret.
The book examines the colourful history of the Intelligence Corps
from its formation in 1940 up to the present day.
Goose from publisher Pen and Sword said: "Even accepting
that there are aspects of the Corps activities that cannot
be revealed, there is a great wealth of fascinating material here
for those interested in intelligence gathering."
the Secret is the first history of the intelligence Corps, revealing
numerous hitherto unknown and highly classified - at the time
- activities closely linked to national and operational security.
It will be mandatory reading for intelligence experts and enthusiasts
The 420-page hardback book can be bought from Amazon here.