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Operation Broken Reed : Truman's secret North Korean spy mission that averted World War III

Author: Arthur L Boyd
Publisher: [Cambridge, MA] : Da Capo Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a first-person account of the top-secret intelligence mission into North Korea in 1952 for the purpose of gathering information about Chinese and Soviet troop strength and atomic weaponry, describing how their efforts helped to prevent another world war.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: Arthur L Boyd; Arthur L Boyd
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur L Boyd
ISBN: 9780786720866 0786720867
OCLC Number: 124539070
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxxi, 280 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: The ledge --
Texas, the United States, 1950 --
Kaufbauren, Germany, 1951 --
Heidelberg, Germany, August 1951 --
From Germany to Japan --
Camp Drake, Japan --
Mission staging --
Rehearsal --
From Japan to North Korea --
Behind enemy lines --
A brush with death --
Danger intensifies --
A botched rescue attempt --
The end in sight --
Disaster --
Escape to the sea --
Death of a patrol --
A night in hell --
The ledge --
Safe at last --
Debriefing --
Epilogue --
Afterword: the Korean military intelligence war / Jay T. Young.
Other Titles: Truman's secret North Korean spy mission that averted World War III
Responsibility: Arthur L. Boyd.
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Presents a first-person account of the top-secret intelligence mission into North Korea in 1952 for the purpose of gathering information about Chinese and Soviet troop strength and atomic weaponry, describing how their efforts helped to prevent another world war.

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