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Ike's spies : Eisenhower and the espionage establishment / by Stephen E. Ambrose, with Richard H. Immerman, research associate.

; Immerman, Richard H ; Mazal Holocaust Collection
1st ed.. Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, [1981] .
ISBN 0385144938

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Other Authors Immerman, Richard H.
Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Subjects Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969.
Eisenhower, Dwight David, (1890-1969)
États-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1953-1961.
Guerre mondiale (1939-1945) -- Services de renseignements.
Intelligence service -- United States.
Intelligence service.
Politics and government
Secret service.
Services de renseignements -- États-Unis.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961.
United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service.
Description x, 368 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 350-355).
Summary An account of the transformation of the wartime Office of Strategic Services into the Central Intelligence Agency and the growth of America's intelligence community.
Contents Churchill introduces Ike to the ULTRA secret -- Preparing the TORCH -- Lighting the TORCH -- Who murdered the admiral? -- Ike and ULTRA in Africa, Sicily, and Italy -- The secret side of OVERLORD -- D-day and the French resistance -- The Battle of Mortain : ULTRA's greatest triumph -- Ike, Strong, Monty, and the bridge too far -- Ike's intelligence failure at the Bulge -- Eisenhower between SHAEF and the presidency -- The birth and early years of the CIA, 1945-53 -- President Eisenhower and the communist menace -- Iran : the preparation -- Iran : the act -- Guatemala -- Hungary, Vietnam, and Indonesia -- The national intelligence estimates -- The U-2 and Ike's defense policy -- Francis Gary Powers and the summit that never was -- Ike and the CIA's assassination plots -- Ike and the Bay of Pigs -- Ike and his spies.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6863017
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ambrose, Stephen E.
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