Faces, Incidents, and Casualties of the Cold War
Wise, Jr, James E.
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Naval Institute Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $19.99|
| Book Description: |
Reminding readers that the Cold War was actually a time of hot wars, spying, murders, defections, shoot downs of reconnaissance aircraft, and a space race, the authors uncover some unknown or long-forgotten incidents of the period. Among them, the murder of a U.S. naval attache on the Orient Express, an East German soldier s leap to the West in Berlin, two CIA officers twenty years in a Chinese prison, Cpt. Bert Mizusawa s rescue under fire of a Soviet defector in the Korean DMZ,... More Description