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In Time of War Hitler's Terrorist Attack on America

O'Donnell, Pierce *Author SIGNED!*

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ISBN 10: 1565849582 / ISBN 13: 9781565849587
Editorial: New Press (McGraw Hill), New York, NY, 2005
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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(full book description) New Press (McGraw Hill), New York, NY, 2005. 1st Edition 1st Printing, Fine/Fine, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=6.5"x9.5", 444pgs(Index). 45 B/W Photos. SIGNED by Author on Title Page. Clean, bright & tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing etc. Introduction by Anthony Lewis. Price unclipped. ISBN 1565849582 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. N° de ref. de la librería CONROY231104I

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Título: In Time of War Hitler's Terrorist Attack on ...

Editorial: New Press (McGraw Hill), New York, NY

Año de publicación: 2005

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: 45 B/W Photos

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: Book

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It’s a true story that reads like gripping fiction: in June 1942, eight German terrorists landed by submarine on the shores of Long Island and Florida with a mission to blow up major buildings and railroad hubs throughout the United States. In Time of War tells the dramatic story of how they were ultimately betrayed by one of their own, tried by a special military tribunal appointed by FDR, and zealously defended by an army colonel. Six of the eight were executed. The U.S. Supreme Court subsequently upheld the president’s power to order the military trial that passed the death sentences.

More than sixty years later, President George W. Bush, in the wake of the deadly 9/11 terrorist attacks, cited Roosevelt’s act as precedent for imprisoning over six hundred suspected “enemy combatants” in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and indefinitely detaining U.S. citizens suspected of terrorist activities. In a riveting account of this remarkable episode in America’s history (much of it based on documents never before available), O’Donnell, one of the country’s leading trial lawyers, illustrates the parallels between then and now, offering a cautionary tale of the danger of unchecked executive power in a time of crisis.


About the Author:

Pierce O’Donnell has been named one of the “100 Most Influential Lawyers in America” by the National Law Journal. He is the author of In Time of War: Hitler’s Terrorist Attack on America (The New Press) and a co-author, with Dennis McDougal, of the bestselling Fatal Subtraction. He lives in Montecito, California.

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