Shadow warrior : William Egan Colby and the CIA / Randall B. Woods
- Woods, Randall Bennett, 1944-
- Additional Titles:
- William Egan Colby and the CIA
- New York : Basic Books, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- vii, 546 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
- The disappearance -- The Colbys and the Egans -- Jedburgh -- A bridge too far -- The Agency -- Covert operations on the periphery of the Cold War -- Political action and La Dolce Vita -- Cold war cockpit -- Fighting a people's war -- The military ascendant -- Secret armies -- Launching the other war -- CORDS: a Peace Corps with guns -- Birds of peace and birds of war -- The family jewels -- Ascension -- Revelations -- Dancing with Henry -- Death of a dream -- Fight for survival -- Epilogue.
- Explores the life and career of William Egan Colby, one of the most controversial figures of the postwar period: World War II commando, Cold War spy, Saigon CIA station chief, and eventual CIA director under Nixon and Ford, he played a critical role in some of the most pivotal events in 20th-century history.
- 9780465021949 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0465021948 (hbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 481-516) and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the Paterno Libraries Endowment (Campus College Libraries); 2012
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