British Intelligence in the Twentieth Century (Studies in Intelligence) by Oliver Hoare

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Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Espionage & secret services,
  • Military intelligence,
  • 20th century,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Science / International Security,
  • General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9526770M
ISBN 100714683167
ISBN 109780714683164

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