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Author Bar-Zohar, Michael, 1938-
Title Mossad : the greatest missions of the Israeli Secret Service / Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal.
Published New York : Ecco, c2012.
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 Floor4  UB251.I78 B375 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 388 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction: Alone, in the lion's den -- King of shadows -- Funerals in Tehran -- A hanging in Baghdad -- A Soviet mole and a body at sea -- "Oh, that? It's Khrushchev's speech--" -- "Bring Eichmann dead or alive!" -- Where is Yossele? -- A Nazi hero at the service of the Mossad -- Our man in Damascus -- "I want a MIG-21!" -- Those who'll never forget -- The quest for the Red Prince -- The Syrian virgins -- "Today we'll be at war!" -- A honey trap for the atom spy -- Saddam's supergun -- Fiasco in Amman -- From North Korea with love -- Love and death in the afternoon -- The cameras were rolling -- From the land of the Queen of Sheba -- Epilogue: War with Iran?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-370) and index.
Summary The Mossad is widely recognized today as the best intelligence service in the world. It is also the most enigmatic, shrouded in secrecy. This book unveils the defining and most dangerous operations that have shaped Israel and the world at large from the agency's more than sixty-year history, among them: the capture of Adolf Eichmann, the eradication of Black September, the destruction of the Syrian nuclear facility, and the elimination of key Iranian nuclear scientists. Through intensive research and exclusive interviews with Israeli leaders and Mossad agents, authors Michael Bar-Zohar and Nissim Mishal re-create these missions in detail, bringing to life the heroic operatives who risked everything in the face of unimaginable danger.--From publisher description.
Subject Israel. Mosad le-modiʻin ṿe-tafḳidim meyuḥadim.
Intelligence service -- Israel -- History.
Israel -- Politics and government.
Related Names Mishal, Nissim, 1949-
ISBN 0062123408
OCLC number 777621298