passa ai contenuti
Operation Solo : the FBI's man in the Kremlin Anteprima di questo documento
ChiudiAnteprima di questo documento
Stiamo controllando…

Operation Solo : the FBI's man in the Kremlin

Autore: John Barron; United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Editore: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub., ©1996.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
Banca dati:WorldCat
Sommario:
Operation Solo is America's greatest spy story. For 17 years, Morris Childs, code named "Agent 58," provided the United States with the Kremlin's innermost secrets. Repeatedly risking his life, "Agent 58" made 51 clandestine missions into the Soviet Union, China, Eastern Europe, and Cuba. Because Morris was in effect the second-ranking man in the U.S. Communist Party, he was treated like royalty by communist leaders
Voto:

basato su 1 voto(i) 1 con un commento

Soggetti
Altri come questo

 

Trova una copia in biblioteca

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Stiamo ricercando le biblioteche che possiedono questo documento…

Dettagli

Genere/forma: Biography
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Barron, John, 1930-
Operation Solo.
Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub., c1996
(OCoLC)605038473
Online version:
Barron, John, 1930-
Operation Solo.
Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub., c1996
(OCoLC)606207934
Persona incaricata: Morris Childs
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: John Barron; United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
ISBN: 0895264862 9780895264862
Numero OCLC: 33276908
Descrizione: xvi, 368 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsabilità: John Barron.

Abstract:

Operation Solo is America's greatest spy story. For 17 years, Morris Childs, code named "Agent 58," provided the United States with the Kremlin's innermost secrets. Repeatedly risking his life, "Agent 58" made 51 clandestine missions into the Soviet Union, China, Eastern Europe, and Cuba. Because Morris was in effect the second-ranking man in the U.S. Communist Party, he was treated like royalty by communist leaders worldwide. They never knew he was working for the FBI.

Operation Solo ventures into the recesses of the Kremlin and the FBI. "Agent 58" was present at the 20th Party Congress in Moscow when Khrushchev became the first Soviet leader to document and condemn the mass murders engineered by Josef Stalin. The secret speech was such a damning indictment of Soviet communism that it was intended only for the ears of the party oligarchy, but Morris Childs was able to obtain a copy for the FBI. Communism never fully recovered from the effects of the speech's publication by the U.S. State Department.

This operation - which the FBI officially considers the greatest in its history - forewarned the United States of Soviet intentions in Berlin, of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, of the details, from the inception, of the Sino-Soviet split, of Soviet subversion in Africa and Latin America, and much more. Through first-hand accounts, Operation Solo tells the story of the conflicts within the FBI and American intelligence about the operation and how the FBI, through extraordinary measures, managed to keep that operation hidden from everyone, including the CIA.

Commenti

Commenti degli utenti

Commenti utente WorldCat (1)

Operation Solo-An Excellent Read

da stannum (Utenti WorldCat. Pubblicazioni 2013-11-22) Eccellente Link permanente
I could not put down this book after I had found it by chance in my library.  It is an excellent read concerning the way the USA has had solid, critical intelligence into the minds of many leaders of the Communism, mostly in the USSR and the People's Republic of China.  For me, who has...
Per saperne di più…  Per saperne di più…
  • Questo commento è stato utile?
  •   
Recuperando commenti GoodReads…
Stiamo recuperando commenti DOGObooks

Etichette

Le etichette di tutti gli utenti (4)

Vedi le etichette più popolari come: lista di etichette | nuvola di etichette

Documenti simili

Conferma questa richiesta

Potresti aver già richiesto questo documento. Seleziona OK se si vuole procedere comunque con questa richiesta.

Dati collegati


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/33276908>
library:oclcnum"33276908"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/33276908>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
<http://viaf.org/viaf/136624868>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation."
schema:copyrightYear"1996"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1995"
schema:description"Operation Solo is America's greatest spy story. For 17 years, Morris Childs, code named "Agent 58," provided the United States with the Kremlin's innermost secrets. Repeatedly risking his life, "Agent 58" made 51 clandestine missions into the Soviet Union, China, Eastern Europe, and Cuba. Because Morris was in effect the second-ranking man in the U.S. Communist Party, he was treated like royalty by communist leaders worldwide. They never knew he was working for the FBI."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/650527>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Operation Solo : the FBI's man in the Kremlin"@en
schema:numberOfPages"368"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Chiudi finestra

Per favore entra in WorldCat 

Non hai un account? Puoi facilmente crearne uno gratuito.