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  1. F. Carol Sabin F. Carol Sabin says:

    ePUB Join or create book clubs Ü ePUB The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage Ü sov skaars.co billion kindle, dollar mobile, spy free, true epub, story mobile, cold ebok, espionage book, betrayal book, The Billion epub, Dollar Spy kindle, Dollar Spy A True kindle, Billion Dollar Spy free, Billion Dollar Spy A True free, The Billion Dollar Spy A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal Kindle„The billion dollar spy” is the true story of an electronics engineer at a secret military aviation institute in Moscow who for almost seven years provided the CIA with a huge volume of sensitive and valuable intelligence on Soviet research and development R%D activities concerning radars avionics AA missiles and other technologiesAt the beginning I hesitated in buying this book since I read Barry Royden’s internal monograph good but objectively less detailed on the operation issued in 2003 but in the end I decided to purchase the book hoping to find some missing aspects of the aforementioned account I didn’t regret since the volume is laced with startling revelations about double agents human dimensions and problems covert operations human and technical operational capabilities spying techniues and betrayalsFor the first time we get an in depth story about the Adolf


  2. Hamilton Beck Hamilton Beck says:

    ePUB Join or create book clubs Ü ePUB The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage Ü sov skaars.co billion kindle, dollar mobile, spy free, true epub, story mobile, cold ebok, espionage book, betrayal book, The Billion epub, Dollar Spy kindle, Dollar Spy A True kindle, Billion Dollar Spy free, Billion Dollar Spy A True free, The Billion Dollar Spy A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal KindleSpoiler Alert – this review like all my reviews – presumes you have already read the book Original research makes The Billion Dollar Spy much than just a rehash of the known facts of a decades old case Former Washington Post investigative reporter David E Hoffman has unearthed a trove of documents and interviewed dozens of sources The result is an authentic contribution to our knowledge of Cold War history While he might not have spoken the last word this outstanding book is likely to be as close as any West


  3. John John says:

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  4. Patrick J. Hogan Patrick J. Hogan says:

    ePUB Join or create book clubs Ü ePUB The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage Ü sov skaars.co billion kindle, dollar mobile, spy free, true epub, story mobile, cold ebok, espionage book, betrayal book, The Billion epub, Dollar Spy kindle, Dollar Spy A True kindle, Billion Dollar Spy free, Billion Dollar Spy A True free, The Billion Dollar Spy A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal KindleThis is an incredible book about a brave Russian citizen whose family was brutalized by the Stalin era Soviet system and as a result went over to the other side and went to GREAT lengths to make contact with the CIA while serving in a HIGHLY sensitive post inside the Russian Military Industrial complex His efforts were instrumental in saving the US Billions of dollars and also helping the US gain tactical advantages that paid off well into the 1990's during the Gulf War & Yugo


  5. Bluecashmere. Bluecashmere. says:

    ePUB Join or create book clubs Ü ePUB The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage Ü sov skaars.co billion kindle, dollar mobile, spy free, true epub, story mobile, cold ebok, espionage book, betrayal book, The Billion epub, Dollar Spy kindle, Dollar Spy A True kindle, Billion Dollar Spy free, Billion Dollar Spy A True free, The Billion Dollar Spy A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal KindleI came to this impressive book partly by extensive reading about the Cambridge spy ring and partly through the recommendation of Ben MacIntyre whose writings I very much admire especially The Spy and the Traitor and The Last WordDavid Hoffman’s account of Adolf Tolkachev is as gripping as any spy novel I can think of It is rare that a non fiction work is so totally unputdownable By way of introduction Hoffman gives us a synopsis of the disasters that befell the CIA Russian agents Popov and Polyakov It is against this background that the tension surrounding the many years of liaison between Tolkachev and his handlers takes placeAs time moves on and total confidence in Tolkachev becomes rooted we witness the shifts in the leadership of the CiIA from t


  6. Mr Burchy Mr Burchy says:

    ePUB Join or create book clubs Ü ePUB The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage Ü sov skaars.co billion kindle, dollar mobile, spy free, true epub, story mobile, cold ebok, espionage book, betrayal book, The Billion epub, Dollar Spy kindle, Dollar Spy A True kindle, Billion Dollar Spy free, Billion Dollar Spy A True free, The Billion Dollar Spy A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal KindleThis book is a well referenced account of the CIA's work in Moscow during the cold war and not only is it an enlightening book explaining how espionage was carried out during the 1970s and 1980s but it is also an enthralling story containing suspense Love duty professionalism ingenuity jealousy and lots of betrayalI can't help but feel a sense of sadness for the main Russian CIA operative Adolf Tolkachev He bravely supplied top secret information to the United States in an unprecedented way for so long effectively saving the US military bill


  7. Sue Glen Sue Glen says:

    ePUB Join or create book clubs Ü ePUB The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage Ü sov skaars.co billion kindle, dollar mobile, spy free, true epub, story mobile, cold ebok, espionage book, betrayal book, The Billion epub, Dollar Spy kindle, Dollar Spy A True kindle, Billion Dollar Spy free, Billion Dollar Spy A True free, The Billion Dollar Spy A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal KindleI wasn't hooked straightaway but then the story began to unfold and I became gripped by the Russian spy his life and morals and the insight of the Russian way of life at that time I was utterly saddened by his betrayal and the actions of the CIA I had no idea about the details of spying a very good and true insight into espioage


  8. Victor Bulge Victor Bulge says:

    ePUB Join or create book clubs Ü ePUB The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage Ü sov skaars.co billion kindle, dollar mobile, spy free, true epub, story mobile, cold ebok, espionage book, betrayal book, The Billion epub, Dollar Spy kindle, Dollar Spy A True kindle, Billion Dollar Spy free, Billion Dollar Spy A True free, The Billion Dollar Spy A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal KindleThis is an interesting and well research piece of work and chronicles the life and activity of Adolf Tolkachev one of the most important Russian spies ever to work for the C


  9. Daniel Daniel says:

    ePUB Join or create book clubs Ü ePUB The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage Ü sov skaars.co billion kindle, dollar mobile, spy free, true epub, story mobile, cold ebok, espionage book, betrayal book, The Billion epub, Dollar Spy kindle, Dollar Spy A True kindle, Billion Dollar Spy free, Billion Dollar Spy A True free, The Billion Dollar Spy A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal KindleFascinating and detailed account of Cold War spying Almost reads as a thriller novel the way the story unfolds If there was anything missing it would be some diagrams maps and pictures describing what tolkachev passed across and how the operations were conductedWouldn’t surprise me if they made a film out of this


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