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Trained to kill : the inside story of CIA plots against Castro, Kennedy, and Che

Author: Antonio Veciana; Carlos Harrison
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Antonio Veciana fought on the front lines of the CIA's decades-long secret war to destroy Fidel Castro, the bearded bogeyman who haunted America's Cold War dreams. Veciana transformed himself from an asthmatic banker to a bomb-making mastermind who headed terrorist attacks in Havana and assassination attempts against Castro, while building one of the era's most feared paramilitary groups--all under the direction of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Antonio Veciana; Fidel Castro; Che Guevara; John F Kennedy; David Atlee Phillips
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antonio Veciana; Carlos Harrison
ISBN: 9781510713567 1510713565
OCLC Number: 979994310
Description: pages cm
Contents: A bazooka in the night --
An unlikely terrorist --
The bearded ones --
A conspirator's commandments --
Patience and time do more than violence --
Change of strategy --
Alpha 66 and a man named lee --
The myth of El Che --
Operation Condor --
Is that you, Mr. Bishop? --
A baseball bomb and bullets.
Other Titles: Inside story of CIA plots against Castro, Kennedy, and Che
Responsibility: Antonio Veciana with Carlos Harrison.

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"Antonio Veciana fought on the front lines of the CIA's decades-long secret war to destroy Fidel Castro, the bearded bogeyman who haunted America's Cold War dreams. Veciana transformed himself from an asthmatic banker to a bomb-making mastermind who headed terrorist attacks in Havana and assassination attempts against Castro, while building one of the era's most feared paramilitary groups--all under the direction of the CIA. Now, for the first time, Veciana tells all, detailing his role in the intricate game of thrones that aimed to topple world leaders and change the course of history."--Provided by publisher.

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