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The Very Best Men: Four Who Dared

The Early Years of the CIA

by Thomas, Evan

  • 141 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Espionage & secret services,
  • Social history,
  • History: American,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • History - General History,
  • USA,
  • Intelligence service,
  • Espionage,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • Central Intelligence Agency,
  • History,
  • United States,
  • United States.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7721381M
    ISBN 100684825384
    ISBN 109780684825380

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