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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.

Dean, Josh, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dorchester - Summerville Branch LGPRINT 910.91649 DEA (Text) 30018005486440 Adult Large Print Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch 910.9164 DEAN (Text) 33205011695901 Adult Large Print Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525501534
  • ISBN: 0525501533
  • Physical Description: 720 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 645-662) and index.
Summary, etc.:
An incredible true tale of espionage and engineering set at the height of the Cold War--a mix between The Hunt for Red October and Argo-- about how the CIA, the U.S. Navy, and America's most eccentric mogul spent six years and nearly a billion dollars to steal the nuclear-armed Soviet submarine K-129 after it had sunk to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean; all while the Russians were watching.
Subject: K-129 (Submarine)
United States. Central Intelligence Agency > History > 20th century.
Soviet Union. Voenno-Morsko♯Ư Flot > Submarine forces > History.
Jennifer Project.
Submarine disasters > Soviet Union.
Large type books.

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