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Spying and the Cold War

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Published by Raintree in Chicago, Ill .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Espionage -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Cold War -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Burgan.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesFreestyle express, On the front line
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB270.5 .B875 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3413451M
    ISBN 101410921956, 1410922022
    LC Control Number2005029587

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The Encyclopedia of Cold War Espionage, Spies, and Secret Operations by Richard C. Trahair was published by Greenwood Press, (Westport, Connecticut) in It is pages. It consists of nearly A to Z entries of both spies and secret operations as the main text in pages.

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spies monitoring the Soviet press found an alarming piece in a Russian magazine. It wasn’t an expose on officials in the Soviet Union Author: Erin Blakemore.

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How An American Spy Predicted the Cold Ebook One of the first U.S. intelligence agents warned Washington about the Soviets but was never heard, explains Romania's ambassador to the : Sintia Radu.