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The Resource Shadow warrior : William Egan Colby and the CIA, Randall B. Woods

Shadow warrior : William Egan Colby and the CIA, Randall B. Woods

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Shadow warrior : William Egan Colby and the CIA
Title
Shadow warrior
Title remainder
William Egan Colby and the CIA
Statement of responsibility
Randall B. Woods
Title variation
William Egan Colby and the CIA
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the life and career of William Egan Colby, one of the most controversial figures of the postwar period: World War II commando, Cold War spy, Saigon CIA station chief, and eventual CIA director under Nixon and Ford, he played a critical role in some of the most pivotal events in 20th-century history
Summary
A profile of the controversial post-World War II soldier and spy identifies his critical role in some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century, tracing his work as the director of the CIA, his involvement in covert activities, and his suspicious death
Biography type
individual biography
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10176047
Cataloging source
DLC
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1944-
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Woods, Randall Bennett
Dewey number
  • 327.12730092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UB271.U52
LC item number
C657 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colby, William Egan
  • United States
  • Intelligence officers
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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William Egan Colby and the CIA
Label
Shadow warrior : William Egan Colby and the CIA, Randall B. Woods
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The disappearance -- The Colbys and the Egans -- Jedburgh -- A bridge too far -- The Agency -- Covert operations on the periphery of the Cold War -- Political action and La Dolce Vita -- Cold war cockpit -- Fighting a people's war -- The military ascendant -- Secret armies -- Launching the other war -- CORDS: a Peace Corps with guns -- Birds of peace and birds of war -- The family jewels -- Ascension -- Revelations -- Dancing with Henry -- Death of a dream -- Fight for survival
Control code
2012040332
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 546 p.
Isbn
9780465021949
Lccn
2012040332
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Shadow warrior : William Egan Colby and the CIA, Randall B. Woods
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The disappearance -- The Colbys and the Egans -- Jedburgh -- A bridge too far -- The Agency -- Covert operations on the periphery of the Cold War -- Political action and La Dolce Vita -- Cold war cockpit -- Fighting a people's war -- The military ascendant -- Secret armies -- Launching the other war -- CORDS: a Peace Corps with guns -- Birds of peace and birds of war -- The family jewels -- Ascension -- Revelations -- Dancing with Henry -- Death of a dream -- Fight for survival
Control code
2012040332
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 546 p.
Isbn
9780465021949
Lccn
2012040332
Other physical details
ill.

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