WorldCat Identities

Mendez, Antonio J.

Overview
Works: 32 works in 148 publications in 10 languages and 8,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Internet videos  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Antonio J Mendez
Argo : how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history by Antonio J Mendez( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They would travel to revolutionary Iran under a foreign film visa, and while 'scouting locations' throughout the country they would track down the six Americans who were hiding out. After giving them false identities as part of the film crew, they would spirit them back across the border. One part 'Ocean's 11' and another part 'Black Hawk Down', Mendez's mind-bogglingly complicated and risky gamble paid off: each escapee was extracted without a shot being fired. Mendez is considered one of the greatest officers in CIA history. The story of this, his greatest mission, has never been told. Now an acclaimed film directed by and starring Ben Affleck, with Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin and John Goodman' Antonio Mendez was cited by Richard Clarke as one of the top two or three CIA agents in history. His He received the Intelligence Star for his rescue of six Americans from revolutionary Iran, and has received the CIA's Intelligence Medal of Merit and the Trailblazer Medallion
Our man in Tehran( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film explores the real story behind the Oscar-winning film Argo. In this gripping documentary, the story of the Canadian Caper is told by the man who knows it best, Ken Taylor, Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who hid the six Americans and obtained the counterfeit documents that allowed them to make their dramatic escape from Tehran
Optical multiple access network (OMAN) for Advanced Processing Satellite applications( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argo by Ben Affleck( Visual )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nel 1979, in seguito alla fuga negli Stati Uniti dello Scià iraniano Mohammad Reza Pahlavi durante la rivoluzione, l'ambasciata americana di Teheran fu presa d'assalto dai rivoluzionari e i suoi impiegati sequestrati per più di 400 giorni. Sei cittadini statunitensi riuscirono a fuggire di nascosto e trovare rifugio nella residenza dell'ambasciatore canadese, il quale, a proprio rischio e pericolo, concesse clandestinamente ospitalità e supporto. (Mymovies)
Hidden secrets by David Owen( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of espionage around the world including descriptions of the technology used
The master of disguise : my secret life in the CIA by Antonio J Mendez( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Mendez, a top-level operative in the CIA, tells about his experiences as a master of disguises who helped hundreds of people escape potentially fatal situations
Argo : come la CIA e Hollywood hanno salvato sei ostaggi americani a Teheran by Antonio J Mendez( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the Iran Hostage Crisis and how the United States Central Intelligence Agency and the Government of Canada rescued six American diplomats
Argo how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history by Antonio J Mendez( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true account of the 1979 rescue of six American hostages from Iran On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics still reverberating today. But there's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped. And a midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them. Armed with foreign film visas, Mendez and an unlikely team of CIA agents and Hollywood insiders?directors, producers, and actors?traveled to Tehran under the guise of scouting locations for a fake film called Argo. While pretending to find the perfect scenery and backdrops, the team succeeded in contacting the escapees and smuggling them out of Iran without a single shot being fired. Antonio Mendez finally details the mind-bogglingly complex and dangerous operation he led more than three decades ago. A true story of secret identities and international intrigue, Argo is the gripping account of this history-making collusion between Hollywood and high-stakes espionage
Going undercover : disguise & secret identities by Antonio J Mendez( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathering info : getting the scoop by using your wits by Antonio J Mendez( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stakeout : spying & secret surveillance by Red Cordello( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argo [comment la CIA et Hollywood ont imaginé la plus audacieuse mission de sauvetage de tous les temps] by Antonio J Mendez( )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operacja Argo : jedna z najbardziej brawurowych akcji ratunkowych w historii CIA i Hollywood by Antonio J Mendez( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The getaway : expert escape & evasion by Jamie Pietras( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argo by Antonio J Mendez( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Dutch and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spy to spy : sharing your secrets safely by Marc Cerasini( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Az Argo-akció avagy Hogyan hajtotta végre a CIA és Hollywood a történelem legelképesztőbb mentőakcióját by Antonio J Mendez( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Hungarian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Spy by night : stealth & secrets after dark by Suzanne Francis( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Keep it hidden! : the best places to stash your stuff by Marc Cerasini( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tao li Deheilan = Argo : how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history by Antonio J Mendez( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is a true story of secret identities and international intrigue; it is the gripping account of the history making collusion between Hollywood and high-stakes espionage. It relates the true account of the 1979 rescue of six American hostages from Iran. On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal. But there is a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped. A midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them. Armed with foreign film visas, Mendez and an unlikely team of CIA agents and Hollywood insiders, directors, producers, and actors, traveled to Tehran under the guise of scouting locations for a fake film called Argo. While pretending to find the ideal backdrops, the team succeeded in contacting the escapees and smuggling them out of Iran without a single shot being fired. Here the author finally details the extraordinarily complex and dangerous operation he led more than three decades ago
 
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The master of disguise : my secret life in the CIA
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