WorldCat Identities

Smith, W. Thomas

Works: 5 works in 18 publications in 1 language and 992 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
Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency by W. Thomas Smith( Book )

10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 586 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
Complete idiot's guide to pirates by Gail Selinger( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 210 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 )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Boxer Rebellion of 1900. Belleau Wood. The Battle of the Coral Sea. Midway, Guadalcanal. The invasion of Normandy. the Battle of the Bulge. Inchon. The Tet Offensive. Hamburger Hill. Operation Just Cause. Operation Desert Storm." "Each of these conflicts was a turning point in American military history, fought by what is today the most powerful military force in the world. This detailed narrative of these crucial battles - both the glorious victories and the bitter defeats - offers provocative insights into the history of the American military and a deeper understanding of the art of war. Get down in the trenches and take to the skies with these extraordinary men and women: the soldiers and sailors, generals and majors whose heroic efforts forever changed our world."--BOOK JACKET
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
Working to eliminate posttraumatic stress disorder by W. Thomas Smith( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Encyclopedia of the Central Intelligence Agency
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Smith, W. Thomas

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Complete idiot's guide to piratesAlpha Bravo Delta guide to decisive 20th-century American battlesContract warriors