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In search of enemies a CIA story by Stockwell, John

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English



  • Angola,
  • United States


  • Stockwell, John, 1937-,
  • United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- History,
  • Spies -- United States -- Biography,
  • Spies -- Angola -- Biography,
  • Angola -- History -- Civil War, 1975-2002 -- Personal narratives, American,
  • Angola -- History -- Civil War, 1975-2002 -- Participation, American,
  • Angola -- History -- Civil War, 1975-2002 -- Secret service,
  • Angola -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Angola

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJohn Stockwell.
GenreBiography., Personal narratives, American.
LC ClassificationsDT611.76.S76 A34 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination285 p. :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4758141M
ISBN 100393057054
LC Control Number78104579

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