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Author Dean, Josh, author.

Title The taking of K-129 : how the CIA used Howard Hughes to steal a Russian sub in the most daring covert operation in history / Josh Dean.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Dutton, [2017]

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    910.9164 DEA    Available
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Description 431 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-420) and index.
Summary A true story of Cold War espionage and engineering reveals how the CIA and the U.S. Navy, using the involvement of Howard Hughes as a cover story, spent six years and nearly a billion dollars to steal a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine after it sank in the Pacific Ocean.
Subject K-129 (Submarine).
Glomar Explorer (Ship).
Soviet Union. Voenno-Morsko♯Ư Flot -- Submarine forces -- History.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- History.
Jennifer Project.
Submarine disasters -- Soviet Union.
Added Title How the CIA used Howard Hughes to steal a Russian sub in the most daring covert operation in history
ISBN 9781101984437 (hardcover)
1101984430 (hardcover)

 
    
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