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Through the History of the Cold War: The Correspondence of George F. Kennan and John Lukacs

By: Lukacs, John

Price: $24.95

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: July 2010

Seller ID: 17642

ISBN: 081224253X

Condition: New


In September 1952, John Lukacs, then a young and unknown historian, wrote George Kennan (1904-2005), the U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union, asking one of the nation's best-known diplomats what he thought of Lukacs's own views on Kennan's widely debated idea of containing rather than militarily confronting the Soviet Union. A month later, to Lukacs's surprise, he received a personal reply from Kennan.So began an exchange of letters that would continue for more than fifty years. Lukacs would go on to become one of America's most distinguished and prolific diplomatic historians, while Kennan... View more info

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The Moscow Rules: The Secret CIA Tactics That Helped America Win the Cold War

By: Antonio J. Mendez,Jonna Mendez

Price: $17.05

Publisher: PublicAffairs: May 2019

Seller ID: 16991

ISBN: 1541762193

Condition: New


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The Sword And The Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive And The Secret History Of The KGB

By: Christopher Andrew,Vasili Mitrokhin

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Basic Books: September 1999

Seller ID: 16855

ISBN: 0465003109

Condition: New


"The Sword and the Shield" is based on one of the most extraordinary intelligence coups of recent times: a secret archive of top-level KGB documents smuggled out of the Soviet Union which the FBI has described, after close examination, as the "most complete and extensive intelligence ever received from any source." Its presence in the West represents a catastrophic hemorrhage of the KGB's secrets and reveals for the first time the full extent of its worldwide network.Vasili Mitrokhin, a secret dissident who worked in the KGB archive, smuggled out copies of its most highly classified files ever... View more info

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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

By: David E. Hoffman

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Doubleday: July 2015

Seller ID: 16836

ISBN: 0385537603

Condition: New


SIGNED by the author on title page. Book is in new condition except for light shelfwear to the dustjacket and a small publisher's remainder mark on the bottom of the textblock. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Berlin 1961

By: Frederick Kempe

Price: $12.95

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: May 2011

Seller ID: 17640

ISBN: 0399157298

Condition: New


A fresh, controversial, brilliantly written account of one of the epic dramas of the Cold War-and its lessons for today. "History at its best." -Zbigniew Brzezinski "Gripping, well researched, and thought-provoking, with many lessons for today." -Henry Kissinger "Captures the drama with] the 'You are there' storytelling skills of a journalist and the analytical skills of the political scientist." - General Brent Scowcroft In June 1961, Nikita Khrushchev called it "the most dangerous place on earth." He knew what he was talking about. Much has been written about the Cu... View more info

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The Collapse of the Soviet Military

By: Gen. William E. Odom

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Yale University Press: October 1998

Seller ID: 18147

ISBN: 0300074697

Condition: New


In this book, a distinguished United States Army officer and scholar traces the rise and fall of the Soviet military, arguing that it had a far greater impact on Soviet politics and economic development than was perceived in the West. Drawing on interviews with key actors in the Soviet Union before, during, and after its collapse in 1991, General William E. Odom tells a riveting and important story. View more info

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Allen Dulles: Master of Spies

By: James Srodes

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Regnery Publishing, Inc.: June 1999

Seller ID: 17639

ISBN: 0895263149

Condition: New


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The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames

By: Kai Bird

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Crown: May 2014

Seller ID: 16956

ISBN: 0307889750

Condition: New


"The Good Spy" is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird's compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history - a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West. On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded outside the American Embassy in Beirut, killing 63 people. The attack was a geopolitical turning point. It marked the beginning of Hezbollah as a political force, but even more important, it eliminated America's most influential and effective intelligence officer in the Middle East - CIA operative Robe... View more info

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Red Star Rogue: The Untold Story of a Soviet Submarine's Nuclear Strike Attempt on the U.S.

By: Kenneth Sewell,Clint Richmond

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: September 2005

Seller ID: 17597

ISBN: 0743261127

Condition: New


One of the great secrets of the Cold War, hidden for decades, is revealed at last.Early in 1968 a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine sank in the waters off Hawaii, hundreds of miles closer to American shores than it should have been. Compelling evidence, assembled here for the first time, strongly suggests that the sub, K-129, sank while attempting to fire a nuclear missile, most likely at the naval base at Pearl Harbor.We now know that the Soviets had lost track of the sub; it had become a rogue. While the Soviets searched in vain for the boat, U.S. intelligence was able to pinpoint the sit... View more info

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October Fury

By: Peter Huchthausen

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Wiley: July 2002

Seller ID: 18010

ISBN: 0471415340

Condition: New


Huchthausen knows the hidden history of the Cuban missile crisis . . . October Fury contains startling revelations.-- TOM CLANCY Drama on the high seas as the world holds its breath It was the most spectacular display of brinkmanship in the Cold War era. In October 1962, President Kennedy risked inciting a nuclear war to prevent the Soviet Union from establishing missile bases in Cuba. The risk, however, was far greater than Kennedy realized. October Fury uncovers startling new information about the Cuban missile crisis and the potentially calamitous confrontation between U.S. ... View more info

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Shadow Warrior: William Egan Colby and the CIA

By: Randall B. Woods

Price: $15.15

Publisher: Basic Books: April 2013

Seller ID: 16727

ISBN: 0465021948

Condition: New


World War II commando, Cold War spy, and CIA director under presidents Nixon and Ford, William Egan Colby played a critical role in some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century. A quintessential member of the greatest generation, Colby embodied the moral and strategic ambiguities of the postwar world, and first confronted many of the dilemmas about power and secrecy that America still grapples with today. In "Shadow Warrior," eminent historian Randall B. Woods presents a riveting biography of Colby, revealing that this crusader for global democracy was also drawn to the darker ... View more info

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A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean

By: Roland Philipps

Price: $18.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: May 2018

Seller ID: 16990

ISBN: 0393608573

Condition: New


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Circle of Treason: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed

By: Sandra Grimes,Jeanne Vertefeuille

Price: $23.70

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: October 2012

Seller ID: 3889

ISBN: 1591143349

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 228 p. Contains: Unspecified, Halftones, black & white. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 228 p. Contains: Unspecified, Halftones, black & white. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War

By: Stephen Kinzer

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Times Books: October 2013

Seller ID: 18113

ISBN: 0805094970

Condition: New


A joint biography of John Foster Dulles and Allen Dulles, who led the United States into an unseen war that decisively shaped today's worldDuring the 1950s, when the Cold War was at its peak, two immensely powerful brothers led the United States into a series of foreign adventures whose effects are still shaking the world.John Foster Dulles was secretary of state while his brother, Allen Dulles, was director of the Central Intelligence Agency. In this book, Stephen Kinzer places their extraordinary lives against the background of American culture and history. He uses the framework of ... View more info