WorldCat Identities

Smith, W. Thomas

Works: 4 works in 5 publications in 1 language and 403 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Biography‚Ä°vDictionaries  History  Military history 
Roles: Author
Classifications: UB251.U5, 327.1273003
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by W. Thomas Smith
Complete idiot's guide to pirates by Gail Selinger( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains fascinating facts about the world's most infamous pirates. Turns vague pirate lore into real pirate history
Alpha Bravo Delta guide to decisive 20th-century American battles by W. Thomas Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contract warriors by Fred Rosen( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Drawing on historical sources and up-to-the minute reports from Iraq and other hotspots around the globe, 'Contract Warriors' sheds light on the secret world of private military companies, the tens of billions of dollars they receive, their relationship with the international arms trade, and most important, the kind of men and women who offer their services."--Back cover
Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency by W. Thomas Smith( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers CIA terms, operations, and people including the Bay of Pigs, Operation IVY BELLS, mind-control drug testing, and Robert Philip Hanssen. Providing a reference for both casual readers and researchers, this volume contains more than 500 A-to-Z listings describing key CIA terms, players, equipment, operations, parallel organizations, and portrayals of the CIA in film, television, and fiction. The listings vary from several paragraphs to several pages in length and are cross referenced. Smith (a former Marine whose writing has appeared in USA Today and Business Week) includes an introduction surveying the history of American intelligence back to the colonial era. Listings include Bay of Pigs, Hoover Commissions, mind-control drug testing, sleeper agent, William Colby, and roll-out
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.22 for Complete i ... to 0.43 for Alpha Brav ...)

Complete idiot's guide to pirates
Alternative Names
Smith, W. Thomas

Alpha Bravo Delta guide to decisive 20th-century American battlesContract warriors