Special Operator: the Rise and Fall of a Cut-price Spy

One mans account of his eighteen-year journey in the world of electronic espionage taking the reader on a sometimes serious sometimes light hearted trip to Hong Kong to eavesdrop on Chinese Communist military communications. To Berlin in the Cold War to search the ether for diplomatic and illegal radio transmissions then on to Australia and South East Asia for more electronic spying adventures. More

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Language: English
ISBN: 9781311900586
About Chris Boyd

Chris Boyd was born and brought up close to the city of Manchester in England later moving to and finishing his schooling in the beautiful mountainous countryside of North Wales. He enlisted in the Royal Air Force at the age of sixteen and initially trained as a Telegraphist. After a very short time he entered into the secret world of Signals Intelligence where he was employed, in various locations eavesdropping on the wireless communications of other nations. During this time he undertook language training and learnt German and Indonesian.
Upon leaving the RAF he was employed for thirteen years by a large pharmaceutical company in a number of positions before becoming the Manager of Administration Services. He took early retirement and went off around Europe in a camper van for four months. On return to the UK he became self employed providing security and support services for major international airlines. Following his final retirement he lived on the island of Cyprus for seven years, the Italian South Tyrol for a short time before moving to France where he is now settled with his lovely French partner.

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