Espionage: The Greatest Spy Operations of the Twentieth Century

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September 1995



This amazing collection of real-life capers, con games, and subterfuges offers an eye-opening glimpse of the unseen forces behind the most important events of the twentieth century. Documenting twenty-eight secret operations, espionage expert Ernest Volkman unravels the mysteries and provides a shrewd assessment of the impact of covert activity on world history.


Partial table of contents: GRAND DECEPTIONS. The Master Spy's Last Case. Our Man in Havana. The Descent of A3725. SPIES IN THE ETHER. The Bronze Goddess. The Key to Rebecca. THE ENEMY WITHIN. The Hollow Tennis Racket. The Biggest Secret. A WILDERNESS OF MIRRORS. The Mole War. The Lady at the Kiosk. DISASTERS. East Wind, Rain. SPECTACULARS. The Family That Spied. The Pirates of Tel Aviv. EPILOGUE. Espionage as Opera Bouffe. Index.


ERNEST VOLKMAN is an acknowledged authority on espionage and intelligence. Formerly a prize-winning investigative reporter for Newsday and executive editor of Espionage magazine, he has made media appearances on Nightline, CNN, and the Today show as an expert in the field. Among the books he has written are Spies: The Secret Agents Who Changed the Course of History (also available from Wiley), Secret Intelligence: The Inside Story of America's Espionage Empire, and Warriors of the Night: Spies, Soldiers, and American Intelligence.
EAN: 9780471014928
ISBN: 0471014923
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1995
Seitenanzahl: 264 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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