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Edward Lansdale: The Unquiet American Cecil B. Currey

Edward Lansdale: The Unquiet American

Cecil B. Currey

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ISBN : 9781574881769
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464 pages
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The Village Voice called the complex life of U.S. Air Force major general and CIA agent Edward G. Lansdale one of Technicolor fascination. The maverick military thinkers brilliant counterinsurgency tactics preserved democracy in the Philippines,MoreThe Village Voice called the complex life of U.S. Air Force major general and CIA agent Edward G. Lansdale one of Technicolor fascination. The maverick military thinkers brilliant counterinsurgency tactics preserved democracy in the Philippines, but his subsequent efforts to create a broad-based, open society in Vietnam failed following his return to the United States in 1956. Lansdale later led an undercover organization dedicated to bringing down Fidel Castro. This important biography of the legendary intelligence operative and master of political and psychological warfare is now available as a Brasseys Five-Star Paperback.