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Operation Relentless : the world's most-wanted criminal, the elite forces hunt to catch him

Author: Damien Lewis
Publisher: Rearsby, Leicester : W F Howes, 2018. ©2017
Series: Clipper.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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"By 2007 Viktor Bout had become the world's foremost arms dealer. Known as the 'Merchant of Death' he was both 'Public Enemy No. 1' to the global intelligence agencies and a ruthless criminal worth around six billion dollars. For years Bout had eluded capture, meanwhile building up a labyrinthine network of airlines selling weapons to order to dictators, rebels, despots and terror groups worldwide. He was hunted by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Case studies
Named Person: Viktor Bout; Viktor Bout
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Damien Lewis
ISBN: 9781510098053 1510098054
OCLC Number: 1054155153
Notes: Standard print edition originally published: London: Quercus, 2017.
Description: xiv, 434 pages ; 24 cm
Series Title: Clipper.
Responsibility: Damien Lewis.

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"By 2007 Viktor Bout had become the world's foremost arms dealer. Known as the 'Merchant of Death' he was both 'Public Enemy No. 1' to the global intelligence agencies and a ruthless criminal worth around six billion dollars. For years Bout had eluded capture, meanwhile building up a labyrinthine network of airlines selling weapons to order to dictators, rebels, despots and terror groups worldwide. He was hunted by the CIA, NSA, MI6, as well as being sought by the United Nations for being their top global sanctions buster. Holed up in Moscow - from where he ran a suite of offices selling anything from AK47s to state-of-the-art helicopter gunships and anti-aircraft missiles - he was shielded by a Russian state that was a partner in his dark dealings. In short, Bout appeared utterly invulnerable and beyond any hope of capture. Step forward former SAS man Mike Snow."--Provided by publisher.

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