Dangerous Games: Faces, Incidents, and Casualties of the Cold War

Dangerous Games: Faces, Incidents, and Casualties of the Cold War

by Scott Baron, James E. Wise, Jr
     
 

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Reminding readers that the Cold War was actually a time of hot wars, spying, murders, defections, shoot downs of reconnaissance aircraft, and a space race, the authors uncover some unknown or long-forgotten incidents of the period. Among them, the murder of a U.S. naval attache on the Orient Express, an East German soldier s leap to the West in Berlin, two CIA… See more details below

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Reminding readers that the Cold War was actually a time of hot wars, spying, murders, defections, shoot downs of reconnaissance aircraft, and a space race, the authors uncover some unknown or long-forgotten incidents of the period. Among them, the murder of a U.S. naval attache on the Orient Express, an East German soldier s leap to the West in Berlin, two CIA officers twenty years in a Chinese prison, Cpt. Bert Mizusawa s rescue under fire of a Soviet defector in the Korean DMZ, a North Korean pilot s defection in a MiG fighter, the USS Forrestal fire, and the Soviets putting the first man in space.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612514529
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
09/02/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
5 MB

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