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Image for Directors of Central Intelligence as Leaders of the U.S. Intelligence Community, 1946-2005

Directors of Central Intelligence as Leaders of the U.S. Intelligence Community, 1946-2005

By: Garthoff, Douglas F.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Dulles, VA, Potomac Books Inc.: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18458

ISBN: 1597971170

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Book shows shelf wear, bottom fore corners bumped, front flap creased.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 336 pages; "President Harry Truman created the job of director of central intelligence (DCI) in 1946 so that he and other senior administration officials could turn to one person for foreign intelligence briefings. The DCI was the head of the Central Intelligence Group until 1947, when he became the director of the newly created Central Intelligence Agency. This book profiles each DCI and explains how they performed in their commu... View more info

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The Penkovsky Papers

By: Penkovsky, Oleg & P. Deriabin (translator)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, COLLINS: 1965

Edition: First English Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 19305

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows some shelf wear with small tears, light chippng. Discoloration from moisture staining is present on the DJ, does not affect boards or pages. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 8.8 X 5.8 X 1.7 inches; 349 pages; "Oleg Vladimirovich Penkovsky ; 23 April 1919 – 16 May 1963, codenamed HERO, was a Soviet military intelligence (GRU) colonel during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Penkovsky was responsible for informing the United Kingdom about the Soviet emplacement of missiles in Cuba, thus providing both the UK and the United States with the preci... View more info

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The Rosenberg letters

By: ROSENBERG, ETHEL & JULIUS with foreword by COLLINS, CANON L JOHN

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17670

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows light edge wear, light soiling. Pages lightly tanned ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 191 pages; A collection of the letters of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were both arrested in 1950 and charged with espionage, specifically transmitting atomic secrets to the Soviet Union. View more info

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Camp X Canada's School for Secret Agents 1941 - 1945

By: Stafford, David

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17629

ISBN: 0886191262

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


Boards and DJ show light edge wear and scuffing. Gift notation and sticker remnant on front pastedown. Small stamp of previous owner's name bottom page edges. Light lean to book ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 327 pages; Camp X was the first secret agent training camp ever to be built in North America. Established early in the Second World War by Britain’s Special Operations Executive on the Canadian shore of Lake Ontario, it trained dozens of Americans and Canadians in the arts of secret war including paramilitary skills, ... View more info