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Author Friedman, Matti, author.

Title Spies of no country : secret lives at the birth of Israel / Matti Friedman.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    327.1209 FRI    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 248 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [223]-245).
Contents Haifa -- The scout -- At camp -- The garage -- The watcher -- Tiger -- Isaac -- Operation Starling -- Cedar -- The watcher -- Beirut. Kim -- Exceptional opportunities -- The fall of Israel -- The Three Moons kiosk -- Casino Méditerranée -- Hitler's yacht -- The saboteur -- The gallows -- The Jewish state -- Georgette -- The redhead -- Home.
Summary "The story of a ragtag unit known as the Arab Section, which was conceived in Palestine during World War II by British spies and Jewish militia leaders, and which eventually became the nucleus of the Mossad, Israel's vaunted intelligence agency"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Palmaḥ.
Palestine -- History -- 1929-1948.
Undercover operations -- Israel.
Special forces (Military science) -- Israel.
Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949.
ISBN 9781616207229 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1616207221 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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