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SPYMASTER [Original Title: WAR OF WITS] : (PaperBack Library, 54-322) by Ladislas Farago - Paperback - 2nd Printing of 1964 - 1962 - from 100 POCKETS and

SPYMASTER [Original Title: WAR OF WITS] : (PaperBack Library, 54-322)

by Ladislas Farago

Condition: Good/None as Issued

New York, NY: Paperback Library, 1962. Text/NEW w/marked discoloration. Softcover/Good w/rubs to all edges, faint creasings to surface & spine. PO stamps to lower text block, and, trace humidity (?) stains to lower corner. Classic analysis of World War II international expionage by Hungarian-born military historian, former Assistant to the Deputy DIrector of U.S. Naval Intelligence, and Chief of Desk X of Radio Free Europe, Ladislas Faragó (1906 - 1980). First published 1954 under the title "War of Wits"; this is a re-titled 1964 reprint. An expert in the field, author gives a systematic account of aims, organization, and operations. Detailed descriptions of processes in the sophisticated collection, procurement, evaluation & and dissemination of information in usages of both negative or counter intelligence for propaganda use. 284 pgs in 5 parts: I, Intelligence; II, Espionage; III, Sabotage; IV, Counterespionage; and V. Propaganda. . 2nd Printing of 1964. Paperback. Good/None as Issued. Vintage/Espionage.


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