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The CIA's greatest covert operation : inside the daring mission to recover a nuclear-armed Soviet sub

Author: David H Sharp
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts Project AZORIAN, the clandestine Cold War efforts of the CIA, under the guise of an undersea mining operation, to recover the sunken Soviet ballistic-missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the Pacific Ocean.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David H Sharp
ISBN: 9780700618347 0700618341
OCLC Number: 756837097
Description: xiii, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: David H. Sharp.
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The only insider's account of Project AZORIAN, a wildly ambitious CIA operation to recover a sunken Soviet nuclear submarine three miles below the ocean's surface during the height of the Cold War.  Read more...

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by Hardu (WorldCat user published 2012-12-05) Very Good Permalink

Notice that the book has been given a geography/travel signature (Central Pacific Ocean). The browser, ie the kind of patron that borrows this kind of book in my library, would look for it in one of the intelligence section, most likely under CIA (ie 327.1273). A lot of the LC-signatures are...
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