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Mossad : the greatest missions of the Israeli Secret Service

Author: Michael Bar-Zohar; Nissim Mishal
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Mossad is widely recognized today as the best intelligence service in the world. It is also the most enigmatic, shrouded in secrecy. This book unveils the defining and most dangerous operations that have shaped Israel and the world at large from the agency's more than sixty-year history, among them: the capture of Adolf Eichmann, the eradication of Black September, the destruction of the Syrian nuclear facility,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bar-Zohar; Nissim Mishal
ISBN: 9780062123404 0062123408
OCLC Number: 777621298
Description: xi, 388 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Alone, in the lion's den --
King of shadows --
Funerals in Tehran --
A hanging in Baghdad --
A Soviet mole and a body at sea --
"Oh, that? It's Khrushchev's speech--" --
"Bring Eichmann dead or alive!" --
Where is Yossele? --
A Nazi hero at the service of the Mossad --
Our man in Damascus --
"I want a MIG-21!" --
Those who'll never forget --
The quest for the Red Prince --
The Syrian virgins --
"Today we'll be at war!" --
A honey trap for the atom spy --
Saddam's supergun --
Fiasco in Amman --
From North Korea with love --
Love and death in the afternoon --
The cameras were rolling --
From the land of the Queen of Sheba --
Epilogue: War with Iran?
Responsibility: Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal.

Abstract:

The Mossad is widely recognized today as the best intelligence service in the world. It is also the most enigmatic, shrouded in secrecy. This book unveils the defining and most dangerous operations that have shaped Israel and the world at large from the agency's more than sixty-year history, among them: the capture of Adolf Eichmann, the eradication of Black September, the destruction of the Syrian nuclear facility, and the elimination of key Iranian nuclear scientists. Through intensive research and exclusive interviews with Israeli leaders and Mossad agents, authors Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal re-create these missions in detail, bringing to life the heroic operatives who risked everything in the face of unimaginable danger.--From publisher description.

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