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Fighting dirty : the inside story of covert operations from Ho Chi Minh to Osama Bin Laden

Author: Peter Harclerode
Publisher: London : Cassell, ©2001.
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In the wake of the September 11th horror, nothing could be timelier than this exploration of world terrorism and the forces that fight it--armies and missions often shrouded in mystery. A foremost expert on guerrilla warfare presents, for the first time, a comprehensive investigation of covert military operations from Vietnam to Afghanistan. Among the revelations: that the CIA handed out shoulder-fired antiaircraft  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Harclerode
ISBN: 0304353825 9780304353828 0304364681 9780304364688
OCLC Number: 48678291
Description: xii, 625 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Eastern Europe and the Baltic 1949-1956 --
2. Albania 1949-1954 --
3. Indo-China 1950-1954 --
4. Malaya 1948-1958 --
5. Korea 1950-1953 --
6. Algeria 1954-1962 --
7. Borneo 1962-1966 --
8. Tibet 1956-1974 --
9. Oman 1958-1976 --
10. Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos 1954-1971 --
11. Afghanistan 1979-1989.
Responsibility: Peter Harclerode.
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