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Historical dictionary of United States intelligence

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Scarecrow Press , Lanham, Md
Intelligence service -- United States -- History -- Dictionaries, Military intelligence -- United States -- History -- Diction


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StatementMichael A. Turner.
SeriesHistorical dictionaries of intelligence and counterintelligence ;, no. 2
LC ClassificationsJK468.I6 T863 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL3401951M
ISBN 10081084947X
LC Control Number2005016699

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