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The Resource A brotherhood of spies : the U-2 and the CIA's secret war, Monte Reel

A brotherhood of spies : the U-2 and the CIA's secret war, Monte Reel

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A brotherhood of spies : the U-2 and the CIA's secret war
Title
A brotherhood of spies
Title remainder
the U-2 and the CIA's secret war
Statement of responsibility
Monte Reel
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Award-winning journalist Monte Reel reveals how the U-2 spy program, principally devised by four men working in secret, upended the Cold War and carved a new mission for the CIA. This secret fraternity, made up of Edwin Land, best known as the inventor of instant photography and the head of Polaroid Corporation; Kelly Johnson, a hard-charging taskmaster from Lockheed; Richard Bissell, the secretive and ambitious spymaster; and ace Air Force flyer Francis Gary Powers, set out to replace yesterday's fallible human spies with tomorrow's undetectable eye in the sky. Their clandestine successes and all-too-public failures make this brilliantly reported account a true-life thriller with the highest stakes and tragic repercussions
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Reel, Monte
Dewey number
327.1273047/09046
Index
index present
LC call number
JK468.I6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Land, Edwin H
  • Johnson, Clarence L
  • Bissell, Richard M.
  • Powers, Francis Gary
  • Bissell, Richard M.
  • Johnson, Clarence L
  • Land, Edwin H
  • Powers, Francis Gary
  • United States
  • United States
  • U-2 Incident (1960)
  • Intelligence service
  • U-2 (Reconnaissance aircraft)
  • U-2 Incident, 1960
  • Intelligence service
  • U-2 (Reconnaissance aircraft)
  • United States
Label
A brotherhood of spies : the U-2 and the CIA's secret war, Monte Reel
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385540216
Lccn
2017059371
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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d353c3c3-fde1-47d3-b855-524cfd0e2ba5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1019837532
  • (OCoLC)on1019837532
  • 1398457
Label
A brotherhood of spies : the U-2 and the CIA's secret war, Monte Reel
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385540216
Lccn
2017059371
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d353c3c3-fde1-47d3-b855-524cfd0e2ba5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1019837532
  • (OCoLC)on1019837532
  • 1398457

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