Spycraft: The Secret History of the CIA s Spytechs from Communism to Al-Qaeda

Robert B. Wallace, H. Keith Melton, Henry Robert Schlesinger

Editorial: Tantor Media, Inc, 2008
ISBN 10: 1400107148 / ISBN 13: 9781400107148
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Language: English . Brand New. -Secret instructions written in invisible ink-Covert communications slipped inside dead rats-Subminiature cameras hidden in ballpoint pensIf these sound like the stuff of science fiction or imaginary tools of James Bond s gadget-master Q s trade, think again. They are real-life devices created by the CIA s Office of Technical Service. Now, in the first book ever written about this ultrasecretive department, the former director of OTS teams up with an internationally renowned intelligence historian to give listeners an unprecedented look at the devices and operations deemed inappropriate for public disclosure by the CIA just two years ago.Spycraft tells amazing life-and-death stories about this little-known group, much of it never before revealed. Against the backdrop of some of America s most critical periods in recent history-including the cold war, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the war on terror-the authors show the real technical and human story of how the CIA carries out its missions. N° de ref. de la librería

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Sinopsis: -Secret instructions written in invisible ink -Covert communications slipped inside dead rats -Subminiature cameras hidden in ballpoint pens If these sound like the stuff of science fiction or imaginary tools of James Bond's gadget-master Q's trade, think again. They are real-life devices created by the CIA's Office of Technical Service. Now, in the first book ever written about this ultrasecretive department, the former director of OTS teams up with an internationally renowned intelligence historian to give listeners an unprecedented look at the devices and operations deemed "inappropriate for public disclosure" by the CIA just two years ago. Spycraft tells amazing life-and-death stories about this little-known group, much of it never before revealed. Against the backdrop of some of America's most critical periods in recent history-including the cold war, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the war on terror-the authors show the real technical and human story of how the CIA carries out its missions.

About the Author: H. Keith Melton is a historical consultant for the CIA and the author of several books, including Ultimate Spy.

Henry Robert Schlesinger is a contributing editor at Popular Science magazine.

Robert Wallace is former director of the CIA's Office of Technical Service.

David Drummond has narrated over seventy audiobooks for Tantor, in genres ranging from current political commentary to historical nonfiction, from fantasy to military, and from thrillers to humor. He has garnered multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards as well as an Audie Award nomination. Visit him at drummondvoice.com.

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Título: Spycraft: The Secret History of the CIA s ...
Editorial: Tantor Media, Inc
Año de publicación: 2008
Encuadernación: CD-Audio
Condición del libro: New
Edición: Unabridged.

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