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Chasing shadows : a special agent's lifelong hunt to bring a Cold War assassin to justice

Author: Fred Burton; John R Bruning
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In July 1973, a gunman stepped from behind a tree and fired five shots, point blank, into Josef Alon, a kind, unassuming Israeli Air Force pilot. Sixteen-year-old Fred Burton was deeply shocked by this crime that rocked his sleepy suburban neighborhood of Bethesda, Maryland. As it turned out, Alon wasn't just a pilot and family man--he was a high-ranking Israeli military official with intelligence ties. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Fred Burton; Josef Alon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Burton; John R Bruning
ISBN: 9780230620551 0230620558
OCLC Number: 651913842
Description: vi, 258 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue: The long pursuit --
The crime --
The lion of Hatzor --
The investigation begins --
Dvora's quest --
Conspiracy theory --
Rolling thunder --
Stealing the MiG-21 --
The bear's black eye --
The fate of the evidence --
The suspect list --
Origins of terror --
The birth of Black September --
The shadow war begins --
Unbridled vengeance --
Coming into focus --
The CIA's involvement --
Tracking the killer --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Fred Burton with John Bruning.

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The gripping story of the Cold War's last great cold case - the murder of Josef Alon - and the author's 25 year long quest to solve it.  Read more...

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