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Charlie Wilson's war : the extraordinary story of the largest covert operation in history

Author: George Crile; Christopher Lane
Publisher: Ashland, OR : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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The untold story behind the last battle of the Cold War and how it fueled the rise of militant Islam. In the early 1980's, a maverick congressman from east Texas, Charlie Wilson, became a passionate supporter of the mujahideen's struggle against the Soviet Army in Afghanistan, urging the CIA to launch a strong covert operation.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Named Person: Charles Wilson; Charles Wilson
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: George Crile; Christopher Lane
ISBN: 078618941X 9780786189410 9781433204135 1433204134
OCLC Number: 56316604
Notes: Title from container.
Compact discs.
Duration: 20:30:00.
Performer(s): Read by Christopher Lane.
Description: 17 sound discs (20.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: George Crile.

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The untold story behind the last battle of the Cold War and how it fueled the rise of militant Islam. In the early 1980's, a maverick congressman from east Texas, Charlie Wilson, became a passionate supporter of the mujahideen's struggle against the Soviet Army in Afghanistan, urging the CIA to launch a strong covert operation.

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