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The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War--A Tragedy in Three Acts

Author: Scott Anderson.

The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War--A Tragedy in Three Acts

Author: Scott Anderson.

$30.00 $6.98
Item #: D32621
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 9780385540452
At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union was already seeking to foment revolution around the world, and the American government's strategy in response relied on the secret efforts of a newly formed CIA. Here Scott Anderson follows the exploits of four of these spies: Michael Burke, who organized parachute commandos; Frank Wisner, a worldwide spymaster; P... More
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At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union was already seeking to foment revolution around the world, and the American government's strategy in response relied on the secret efforts of a newly formed CIA. Here Scott Anderson follows the exploits of four of these spies: Michael Burke, who organized parachute commandos; Frank Wisner, a worldwide spymaster; Peter Sichel, a German Jew who outwitted the KGB in Berlin; and Edward Lansdale, a mastermind of psychological warfare in the Far East.


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