-Dallas Morning News
"Andrei Cherny tells this story vividly, placing it on the broader canvas of the incipient Cold War."
-Michael Barone, U.S. News and World Report
"A gripping, suspenseful narrative history... Reminds me of Stephen Ambrose at his best."
"A fine eye for character and detail."
"An exciting, inspiring, and wonderfully written book."
-Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life