Into Tibet : the Cia's First Atomic Spy And His Secret Expedition To Lhasa (eBook, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Into Tibet : the Cia's First Atomic Spy And His Secret Expedition To Lhasa

Author: Thomas Laird; Recorded Books, Inc.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Grove/Atlantic, Inc., 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Into Tibet is the incredible story of a 1949-1950 American undercover expedition led by America's first atomic agent, Douglas S. Mackiernan-a covert attempt to arm the Tibetans and to recognize Tibet's independence months before China invaded. Thomas Laird reveals how the clash between the State Department and the CIA, as well as unguided actions by field agents, hastened the Chinese invasion of Tibet. A gripping  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Laird; Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9780802196620 0802196624
OCLC Number: 948037631
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed April 25, 2016).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; AUTHOR'S NOTE; PREFACE; PART ONE WHY THEY WENT; PART TWO THE JOURNEY TO TIBET; PART THREE THROUGH TIBET AND HOME AGAIN; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INDEX
Responsibility: Thomas Laird.

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Into Tibet is the incredible story of a 1949-1950 American undercover expedition led by America's first atomic agent, Douglas S. Mackiernan-a covert attempt to arm the Tibetans and to recognize Tibet's independence months before China invaded. Thomas Laird reveals how the clash between the State Department and the CIA, as well as unguided actions by field agents, hastened the Chinese invasion of Tibet. A gripping narrative of survival, courage, and intrigue among the nomads, princes, and warring armies of inner Asia, Into Tibet rewrites the accepted history behind the Chinese invasion of Tibet. 8 pages of black-and-white photographs are featured.

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