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The agency : the rise and decline of the CIA

Author: John Ranelagh
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Wild Bill Donovan to William Casey"--Jacket subtitle.
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ranelagh, John.
Agency.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1986
(OCoLC)624578262
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ranelagh
ISBN: 0671443186 9780671443184
OCLC Number: 13095643
Description: 847 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Cruel necessity: 1939-1941 --
In the service of a republic: 1942-1945 --
Fear and emergency: 1945-1947 --
Dawn like thunder: 1947-1948 --
Double trouble: 1945-1951 --
Among the ruins: 1947-1951 --
Terra nostra: 1950-1953 --
The wounded peace: 1952-1956 --
Cry havoc: 1956 --
Planes, plans, plots: 1955-1961 --
On the beach: 1961 --
Touch football: 1961-1965 --
Agency agonistes: 1965-1968 --
On the edge: 1968-1972 --
The president's men?: 1970-1972 --
Power plays: 1972-1975 --
Survival: 1974-1976 --
Secrecy in the republic: 1976-1980 ---
In search of magic: 1980-1985.
Responsibility: John Ranelagh.

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"From Wild Bill Donovan to William Casey"--Jacket subtitle.

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