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Roy M Stanley II

Born: 1936 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: Colonel Roy M Stanley II

Connection to Illinois: Until leaving for college, Stanley lived in Western Springs, Illinois and went to Lyons Towship High School in LaGrange, Illinois.

Biography: Colonel Roy M. Stanley II served in the USAF Intelligence for 27 years, holding positions on the Air Staff, in Pacific Air Forces, the Strategic Air Command, and with the Defense Intelligence Agency. He had assignments in Vietnam, Thailand, and two in Japan.


Roy M Stanley II on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Asia from above :
ISBN: 1420834894 OCLC: 76258060

AuthorHouse, [Bloomington, Ind.] : 2006.

Prelude to Pearl Harbor /
ISBN: 0684176661 OCLC: 8588593

Scribner, New York : ©1982.

To fool a glass eye :
ISBN: 1560985682 OCLC: 39500200

Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. : 1998.

Military adversaries have always spied on one another, but during World War II aerial surveillance was conducted on a scale unimagined in previous wars. On all sides in the European and Pacific theaters, high-flying reconnaissance planes equipped with automatic cameras flew far behind enemy lines, returning with images that revealed to trained photo interpreters a wide range of military and civilian activities that were shaping the course of the war. Trying to keep pace with the increasing sophistication of aerial photography and its interpretation, military forces on the ground adopted an array of "passive defenses" to hide their installations and equipment from the camera's glass eye.

World War II photo intelligence /
ISBN: 0684170167 OCLC: 7671953

Charles Scribner's Sons, New York : ©1981.