The Resource Ike's spies : Eisenhower and the espionage establishment, by Stephen E. Ambrose, with Richard H. Immerman, research associate

Ike's spies : Eisenhower and the espionage establishment, by Stephen E. Ambrose, with Richard H. Immerman, research associate

Label
Ike's spies : Eisenhower and the espionage establishment
Title
Ike's spies
Title remainder
Eisenhower and the espionage establishment
Statement of responsibility
by Stephen E. Ambrose, with Richard H. Immerman, research associate
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An account of the transformation of the wartime Office of Strategic Services into the Central Intelligence Agency and the growth of America's intelligence community
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ambrose, Stephen E
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
JK468.I6
LC item number
A83
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Immerman, Richard H
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intelligence service
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Ike's spies : Eisenhower and the espionage establishment, by Stephen E. Ambrose, with Richard H. Immerman, research associate
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [350]-355)
Contents
Churchill introduces Ike to the ULTRA secret -- Preparing the TORCH -- Lighting the TORCH -- Who murdered the admiral? -- Ike and ULTRA in Africa, Sicily, and Italy -- The secret side of OVERLORD -- D-day and the French resistance -- The Battle of Mortain : ULTRA's greatest triumph -- Ike, Strong, Monty, and the bridge too far -- Ike's intelligence failure at the Bulge -- Eisenhower between SHAEF and the presidency -- The birth and early years of the CIA, 1945-53 -- President Eisenhower and the communist menace -- Iran : the preparation -- Iran : the act -- Guatemala -- Hungary, Vietnam, and Indonesia -- The national intelligence estimates -- The U-2 and Ike's defense policy -- Francis Gary Powers and the summit that never was -- Ike and the CIA's assassination plots -- Ike and the Bay of Pigs -- Ike and his spies
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 368 p., [8] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780385144933
Lccn
80001117
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 151093-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)151093
  • (Sirsi) o06863017
  • (OCoLC)6863017
Label
Ike's spies : Eisenhower and the espionage establishment, by Stephen E. Ambrose, with Richard H. Immerman, research associate
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [350]-355)
Contents
Churchill introduces Ike to the ULTRA secret -- Preparing the TORCH -- Lighting the TORCH -- Who murdered the admiral? -- Ike and ULTRA in Africa, Sicily, and Italy -- The secret side of OVERLORD -- D-day and the French resistance -- The Battle of Mortain : ULTRA's greatest triumph -- Ike, Strong, Monty, and the bridge too far -- Ike's intelligence failure at the Bulge -- Eisenhower between SHAEF and the presidency -- The birth and early years of the CIA, 1945-53 -- President Eisenhower and the communist menace -- Iran : the preparation -- Iran : the act -- Guatemala -- Hungary, Vietnam, and Indonesia -- The national intelligence estimates -- The U-2 and Ike's defense policy -- Francis Gary Powers and the summit that never was -- Ike and the CIA's assassination plots -- Ike and the Bay of Pigs -- Ike and his spies
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 368 p., [8] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780385144933
Lccn
80001117
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 151093-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)151093
  • (Sirsi) o06863017
  • (OCoLC)6863017

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