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The enemy within : a history of espionage

Author: Terry Crowdy
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Series: General military.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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To gain the upper hand in conflict the ability to know what your enemy is planning is vital. Massive amounts of money have been spent and many lives have been lost in pursuit of this objective. From biblical times to the present day, leaders have employed espionage on and off the battlefield in the quest for victory. Tactics might differ, from dirty tricks and theft to interrogation and torture, but the aim is the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Crowdy
OCLC Number: 168891506
Notes: Originally published: Oxford ; New York : Osprey, ©2006.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: In ancient times --
Through dark ages --
Spy, Britannia --
Espionage in the Age of Reason --
Vive la Révolution? --
Napoleon's 'secret part' --
Uncivil war --
Godfather of secret service --
Spy fever --
Eastern peril --
Double agents and radio games --
Axis spies against America --
Spies of the Soviet era --
With no end in sight.
Series Title: General military.
Responsibility: Terry Crowdy.

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To gain the upper hand in conflict, the ability to know what your enemy is planning is vital. Separating myth from reality, this book traces the history of espionage from its development in ancient  Read more...

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