Near fine in wrappers, a paperback. Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. Used - Good, Usually ships within 1 - 2 business days, Direct from the United States! When the letter was finally claimed on 25 May, police pursued, but lost contact when the person who had picked up the letter, left in a taxi. Redl was subsequently confronted in his apartment by a party of military officers. The Austrian and the Hungarian soldiers possess no fatherland; they only have a war lord. Insides and Outsides: Jewish and Gentile Culture in Germany and Austria. Alfred Redl Alfred Redl March 14, 1864 — May 25, 1913 was an officer who rose to head the efforts of.
Book is in Used-Good condition. He was the confidante to many and hobnobbed with the Heir Apparent, Franz Ferdinand, and was personally noted by Franz Josef himself. His ability enabled Redl to rise quickly within the officer ranks of the Austro-Hungarian Army, in spite of lacking the advantages of wealth or family connections. As a result, when the Austro-Hungarian Army invaded Serbia, the Serbians were well prepared. . The taxi driver took them to the hotel Klomser and during the ride there, they found a pen-knife sheath in the taxi. It's worth reading because Redl's a fascinating man: a Jewish Galician forced to sublimate his identity to get ahead in Imperial Austria and a homosexual at a time when that was scarcely thinkable; both led to his tragic downfall.
Treason Redl's motives for are still unclear. Responsive Customer Service and 100% satisfaction guaranteed!! Redl is thought to have sold to Russia one of 's principal attack plans, along with its order of battle, its mobilization plans in an age when mobilization could be the key to victory and detailed plans of Austrian fortifications soon to be overrun by Russia. Ronge instigated the practice of checking suspicious mail. He is known beyond question to have sent Austrian agents into Russia and then to have sold them out. Ronge instigated the practice of checking suspicious mail. However, at the same time, Redl himself became a spy for Russia and his subsequent exposure was largely due to the improvements he had developed himself. Envoi rapide et soigné depuis la Grande-Bretagne.
In the course of a brief interrogation he admitted to having sold military intelligence to a foreign power. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Whilst soldiers elsewhere are taught to love their homelands, lack of patriotism is held to be the greatest military virtue in this unfortunate monarchy. In the 1950s, he served in U. The Austrian and the Hungarian soldiers possess no fatherland; they only have a war lord.
The following day news broke that in searching Redl's apartments substantial sums of money had been found, as well as indications of abnormal sexual activities. He was never questioned nor were incriminating documents linking him with other powers ever discovered. He may have been caught in a compromising position by Russian agents, because he was and being exposed as such would have been fatal to his career prospects. Brilliantly written and reads like a novel. When a guest arrived to claim the sheath, the detectives recognized their former boss, Colonel Alfred Redl. Ronge instigated the practice of checking suspicious mail.
Redl has been called one of history's greatest traitors because purportedly his actions were responsible for the deaths of half a million of his countrymen. Asprey's work of the late 1950s entitled The Panther's Feast which dealt with Redl. Redl is not an individual but a system. He also had Austrian agents within the , but betrayed them too, to be hanged or to commit suicide. Please inquire for more detailed condition information. The Austrian and the Hungarian soldiers possess no fatherland; they only have a war lord.
He brought about the capture and prosecution of many spies, traitors, and nationalist separatists. Since that May day, the case of Redl has exuded mystery. Used - Acceptable, Usually ships within 4 - 5 business days, International shipment available. Alfred Redl was one of the most damaging spies in history, whose betrayal of Austro-Hungary was prompted by the need for money and exacerbated by his lifestyle. He also had Austrian agents within the , but betrayed them too, to be hanged or to commit suicide. Central panels bright and sharp; binding tight and square with no reader's crease;. Notably, neither the select bibliography nor the end notes contained any reference to information gleaned from the Russian and Austrian archives.
An ostensibly nonfiction account of Alfred Redl, the Austrian army officer blackmailed into spying for Russia at the turn of the 20th Century and inspiration for John Osborne's play A Patriot for Me and a film with Klaus Maria Brandauer. He may have been caught in a compromising position by Russian agents, since he was and being exposed as such would have been fatal to his career prospects. It would appear that there was also a strong element of vanity involved, as well as a taste for danger. The speculation in this area is excellently laid out, but, as has happened with other works, it is non-conclusive. Will include the dust jacket if it had one. Due to the innovations he introduced, Redl's successor, Major ultimately learned in 1913 that Redl was himself a lavishly paid spy for the intelligence services of the.