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...<b>The Great Deception: The Inside Story of How the Kremlin Took Over Cuba   </b><br>, Monahan, James, and Gilmore, Kenneth O.
1 Monahan, James, and Gilmore, Kenneth O. ...The Great Deception: The Inside Story of How the Kremlin Took Over Cuba

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1963.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate handling wear.
 
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...<b>Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.   </b><br>, [Cold War, CIA] Winks, Robin
2 [Cold War, CIA] Winks, Robin ...Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.

New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1996.
 0300065248
 Second Edition.
 Softcover.
 8vo; 607 pages with chapter notes., extensive bibliography, and index.
 
The CIA and its World War II predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), were for many years largely populated by members of Ivy League colleges, particularly Yale.

In this highly acclaimed book, Robin Winks explores the underlying bonds between the university and the intelligence communities, introducing a fascinating cast of characters that include safe-crackers and experts in Azerbaijani as well as such social luminaries as Paul Mellon, David Bruce, John P. Marquand, Jr., and William Vanderbilt.

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...<b>Casey: The Lives and Secrets of William J. Casey: from the OSS to the CIA  </b><br>, [Cold War; CIA] Persico, Joseph E.
3 [Cold War; CIA] Persico, Joseph E. ...Casey: The Lives and Secrets of William J. Casey: from the OSS to the CIA

New York: Viking Press, 1980.
 0670823422
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 601 pages with appendix and index.
 
William J. Casey, a central figure in the World War II spy operations of CIA precursor OSS, had a successful career as a tax lawyer and inventor of the tax shelter, as chair of the Securities & Exchange Commission, and as Reagan's campaign manager. Had it not been for the Iran-Contra scandal, Casey's tenure as CIA director might have been masterful.

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...<b>Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying  </b><br>, [Espionage, CIA] Olson, James M.
4 [Espionage, CIA] Olson, James M. ...Fair Play: The Moral Dilemmas of Spying

Dulles, VA: Potomac Books Inc., 2006 9781574889499
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Very Good in a Fine Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 290 pages with index, bibliography and short bios of contributors.
 
"You've heard of business ethics, medical ethics, even journalistic ethics? Spying ethics predictably took a little longer to come in from the cold.

Yet Fair Play could well become the anchoring text of a new field. As sharp as a stiletto-fitted umbrella, as tough as can be, Olson proves remarkably humane about how to balance dirty tricks with high ideals. He brings startling clarity to issues of official lying and worse." --Carlin Romano, Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, February 11, 2007

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...<b>The Craft We Chose: My Life in the CIA  </b><br>, [Espionage; Cold War] Holm, Richard L.
5 [Espionage; Cold War] Holm, Richard L. ...The Craft We Chose: My Life in the CIA

Maryland: Mountain Lake Press, 2011.
 9780981477374
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 568 pages with index. 
The Craft We Chose [is] an absorbing trip through the mind of a gifted operative who for 35 years did his difficult and sometimes dangerous job to heroic effect ... One might say America was lucky to have him. And vice versa. --Charles McCarry, The Wall Street Journal.

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...<b> Hazardous Duty: An American Soldier in the Twentieth Century </b><br>, [Espionage; Cold War] Singlaub, John K.
6 [Espionage; Cold War] Singlaub, John K. ... Hazardous Duty: An American Soldier in the Twentieth Century

New York: Summit Books, 1991.
 0671705164 / 9780671705169 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 570 pages with index, chapter notes,
 Illustrated with photographs and maps.
 
From the front lines of World War II to behind the scenes in the Iran-Contra affair, Major General John K. Singlaub recounts 40 years in the military. Mixing personal anecdotes with well-researched history and previously classified documents, he provides a unique look at the military, including the early days of the CIA.

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...<b>Klop: Britain's Most Ingenious Spy  </b><br>, [Espionage]Peter Day
7 [Espionage]Peter Day ...Klop: Britain's Most Ingenious Spy

New York: MJF Books 2015.
 9781606712955
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
Klop Ustinov was Britain's most ingenious secret agent, but he was not licensed to kill. Instead he was authorized to tell tall tales. From the Russian Revolution to the Cold War he bluffed and tricked his way into the confidence ofrom Soviet commissars to the Gestapo.

He was also the father of actor Peter Ustinov!

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...<b>Pollard: The Spy's Story  </b><br>, [Israel] Henderson, Bernard R.
8 [Israel] Henderson, Bernard R. ...Pollard: The Spy's Story

New York: Alpha Book Distributors, Incorporated, 1988.
 0944392008
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 
A true everyday spy story. Pollard, a ardent Zionist, and a military intelligence analysis, approached the Israelis and offered to supply them with secret documents about the Syrian missile sites and the location of PLO headquarters to the Israeli government. He was caught., and sentenced to life. This is his story.

 
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...<b>George F. Kennan: An American Life  </b><br>, [Politics & Government] Gaddis, John Lewis
9 [Politics & Government] Gaddis, John Lewis ...George F. Kennan: An American Life

New York: Penguin Press, 2011
 9781594203121
 First Edition, Second Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 784 pages with index, chapter notes and an extensive bibliography.
 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2012.
 
In the late 1940s, George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set forward the strategy of containment that would define U.S. policy toward the Soviet Union for the next four decades.

This achievement alone would qualify him as the most influential American diplomat of the Cold War era. But he was also an architect of the Marshall Plan, a prizewinning historian, and would become one of the most outspoken critics of American diplomacy, politics, and culture during the last half of the twentieth century. Now the full scope of Kennan's long life and vast influence is revealed by one of today's most important Cold War scholars.

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...<b>The New Nobility: The Restoration of Russia's Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB  </b><br>, [Russia; KGB] Borogan, Irina; Soldatov, Andrei
10 [Russia; KGB] Borogan, Irina; Soldatov, Andrei ...The New Nobility: The Restoration of Russia's Security State and the Enduring Legacy of the KGB

New York: PublicAffairs, 2010 9781586488024
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 301 pages with index.
 
“A non-fiction book that reads like a spy thriller… The New Nobility is an important book, well written and meticulously researched by two journalists with the right sources, both inside and outside the FSB.” --Basil and Spice.

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...<b>Parting With Illusions  </b><br>, [Soviet Union; Cold War] Pozner, Vladimir
11 [Soviet Union; Cold War] Pozner, Vladimir ...Parting With Illusions

New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1990.
 0871132877
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 324 pages with index.
 
Pozner, a Soviet TV commentator perhaps best known for cohosting (with Phil Donahue) a televised U.S./Soviet "public meeting," is what the American Right fears most--a charming, erudite member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union who speaks with a strong American accent.

In this book, Pozner explains how he came to be who he is, taking the reader from his birth in German-occupied Paris to his formative years in New York City in the 1950s at the beginning of the Red Scare, to his arrival in the Soviet Union during the final years of Stalin.

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...<b>Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended  </b><br>, [US Soviet Summit] Matlock, Jack
12 [US Soviet Summit] Matlock, Jack ...Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended

New York: Random House, 2004.
 0679463232
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 8vo; 363 pages with index. Chapter notes, bibliography,
 Illustrated with photographs.
 
“A superb analysis of the achievements and problems of the Soviet system and a fascinating account of the people and events that brought its collapse . . .–HERBERT J. ELLISON, professor of Russian history,

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