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The Resource Surprise, kill, vanish : the secret history of CIA paramilitary armies, operators, and assassins, Annie Jacobsen

Surprise, kill, vanish : the secret history of CIA paramilitary armies, operators, and assassins, Annie Jacobsen

Label
Surprise, kill, vanish : the secret history of CIA paramilitary armies, operators, and assassins
Title
Surprise, kill, vanish
Title remainder
the secret history of CIA paramilitary armies, operators, and assassins
Statement of responsibility
Annie Jacobsen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A character-driven history of CIA covert operations and United States government-sponsored assassinations
Summary
Tells the untold story of the CIA's Special Activities Division, a highly-classified branch of the CIA and the most effective black-operations force in the world
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10775990
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
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Jacobsen, Annie
Dewey number
327.1273009
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
JK468.I6
LC item number
J34 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Intelligence service
  • Espionage
  • Assassination
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the secret history of CIA paramilitary armies, operators, and assassins
Label
Surprise, kill, vanish : the secret history of CIA paramilitary armies, operators, and assassins, Annie Jacobsen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-475) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
An office for ungentlemanly warfare -- Tertia Optio -- Surprise attack in Korea -- Special Forces -- Ruin and rule in Guatemala -- Kings, shahs, monarchs, and madmen -- The KGB's office of liquid affairs -- Green light -- The special group -- An assassination capability -- JFK, KIA -- The studies and observations group -- Kill or capture -- Green Berets -- Revenge -- Colonel Qaddafi's Libya -- Reagan's preemptive neutralization -- Parachute assassins, Saddam Hussein, and Osama bin Laden -- Operation love storm -- Carlos the jackal -- The engineer -- War in Afghanistan -- Poke the bear -- War in Iraq -- Imad Mugniyah -- The moral twilight zone -- Just war -- The hidden hand
Control code
in901865555
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 545 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316441438
Lccn
2018966018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1099524601
Label
Surprise, kill, vanish : the secret history of CIA paramilitary armies, operators, and assassins, Annie Jacobsen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-475) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
An office for ungentlemanly warfare -- Tertia Optio -- Surprise attack in Korea -- Special Forces -- Ruin and rule in Guatemala -- Kings, shahs, monarchs, and madmen -- The KGB's office of liquid affairs -- Green light -- The special group -- An assassination capability -- JFK, KIA -- The studies and observations group -- Kill or capture -- Green Berets -- Revenge -- Colonel Qaddafi's Libya -- Reagan's preemptive neutralization -- Parachute assassins, Saddam Hussein, and Osama bin Laden -- Operation love storm -- Carlos the jackal -- The engineer -- War in Afghanistan -- Poke the bear -- War in Iraq -- Imad Mugniyah -- The moral twilight zone -- Just war -- The hidden hand
Control code
in901865555
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 545 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316441438
Lccn
2018966018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1099524601

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