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Complete idiot's guide to spies and espionage

Author: Rodney P Carlisle
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha, ©2003.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Spies & Espionage is a a fascinating look at spies and espionage of the 20th century. Covers the Zimmerman note in World War I, Pearl Harbor's impact on U.S. intelligence planning, the role of the OSS in World War II, atomic spies and American moles in Washington, McCarthy and the professional anti-Communists, intelligence in the Gulf War, Robert Hanssen and Wen Ho Lee, and intelligence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney P Carlisle
ISBN: 0028644182 9780028644189
OCLC Number: 52090218
Description: 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The roots of modern spying : Spies and espionage before the twentieth century --
World War I myths and realities --
Pearl Harbor and Midway --
Engima and Ultra --
pt. 2. Spying in World War II : Deception in World War II --
The OSS --
Soviet heroes, Soviet defectors --
pt. 3. Spying during the early Cold War : The atomic spies --
The Cambridge Five and other British cases --
American moles --
CIA formation and early successes --
The politics of paranoia --
pt. 4. Espionage in retreat : American espionage failures --
Great moles and mole hunters --
The CIA and the Church Committee revelations --
American Techint --
Walk-in American traitors --
pt. 5. Retrospects and prospects : Cultural styles and espionage motives --
After the Cold War --
Intelligence in the War on Terror.
Other Titles: Complete idiot's guide
Spies and espionage
Responsibility: by Rodney Carlisle.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Spies & Espionage is a a fascinating look at spies and espionage of the 20th century. Covers the Zimmerman note in World War I, Pearl Harbor's impact on U.S. intelligence planning, the role of the OSS in World War II, atomic spies and American moles in Washington, McCarthy and the professional anti-Communists, intelligence in the Gulf War, Robert Hanssen and Wen Ho Lee, and intelligence in the War on Terror. Offers a comprehensive look as well as fascinating details, from surveillance techniques and espionage equipment to the myths and realities. CISAC READING LIST.

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