A Great Place To Have A War

Author: Joshua Kurlantzick
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451667892
Size: 36.37 MB
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The untold story of how America’s secret war in Laos in the 1960s transformed the CIA from a loose collection of spies into a military operation and a key player in American foreign policy.

A Great Place To Have A War

Author: Joshua Kurlantzick
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451667868
Size: 54.95 MB
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Kurlantzick shows how the brutal war lasted nearly two decades, killed one-tenth of Laos's total population, and changed the nature of the CIA forever.

A Great Place To Have A War

Author: Joshua Kurlantzick
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9781451667882
Size: 17.65 MB
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This is what President Eisenhower believed when he approved the CIA’s Operation Momentum, creating an army of ethnic Hmong to fight communist forces there.

Shooting At The Moon

Author: Roger Warner
Publisher: Steerforth Italia
ISBN:
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In Shooting at the Moon, Roger Warner chronicles a covert operation that used Hmong villagers as guerrilla fighters against the North during the Vietnamese War.

Back Fire

Author: Roger Warner
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 56.25 MB
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Documenting the secret war the United States waged in Laos from 1960 to 1973, an account reveals guerrilla raids, warring princes, and a CIA operative who raised an army in a series of events that led to the Vietnam War. 20,000 first ...

Covert Ops

Author: James E. Parker
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312963408
Size: 15.45 MB
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A veteran of Sky, a cadre of CIA agents, reveals the untold story of the covert war in Laos, taking readers inside the often mind-boggling world of extraordinary men living and dying on the edge and capturing the brutal essence of war.

At War In The Shadow Of Vietnam

Author: Timothy N. Castle
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231079778
Size: 71.87 MB
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At War in the Shadow of Vietnam is the first book to recount the full story of U.S. covert activity in Laos from 1955 to 1975.

Tragic Mountains

Author: Jane Hamilton-Merritt
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253207562
Size: 57.45 MB
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Examines the Hmong's struggle for freedom and survival from 1942 to the present

Killing Hope

Author: William Blum
Publisher: Zed Books
ISBN: 9781842773697
Size: 15.57 MB
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Each chapter of the book covers a year in which the author takes one particular country case and tells the story - and each case throws light on particular US tactics of intervention.

Air America

Author: Christopher Robbins
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1780224494
Size: 10.83 MB
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The incredible inside story of the world's most extraordinary covert operation.