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READER Þ DOC The Quiet Americans Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War FREE ´ ❴Epub❵ ❤ The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War - A Tragedy in Three Acts Author Scott Anderson – Danpashley.co.uk A darkly entertaining tale about American espionA darkly entertaining tale about American espionage set in an era when Washingtons fear and skepticism about the agency resembles our climate today New York Times At the end of World War II the United States dominated the world militarily economically and in moral standing seen as the victor over tyranny and a champion of freedom But it was clear to some that the Soviet Union was already executing a plan to expand and foment revolution around the world The American governments strategy in response relied on the secret efforts of a newly formed CIA The uiet Americans chronicles the exploits of four spies Michael Burke a charming former football star fallen on hard times Frank Wisner the scion of a wealthy Southern family Peter Sichel a sophisticated German Jew who escaped the N

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Azis and Edward Lansdale a brilliant ad executive The four ran covert operations across the globe trying to outwit the ruthless KGB in Berlin parachuting commandos into Eastern Europe plotting coups and directing wars against Communist insurgents in Asia But time and again their efforts went awry thwarted by a combination of stupidity and ideological rigidity at the highest levels of the government andprofoundly the decision to abandon American ideals By the mid 1950s the Soviet Union had a stranglehold on Eastern Europe the US had begun its disastrous intervention in Vietnam and America the beacon of democracy was overthrowing democratically elected governments and earning the hatred of much of the world All of this culminated in an act of betrayal and cowardice that would lo

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The Quiet Americans Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War A Tragedy in Three ActsCk the Cold War into place for decades to come Anderson brings to the telling of this story all the narrative brio deep research sceptical eye and lively prose that made Lawrence in Arabia a major international bestseller The intertwined lives of these men began in a common purpose of defending freedom but the ravages of the Cold War led them to different fates Two would uit the CIA in despair stricken by the moral compromises they had to make; one became the archetype of the duplicitous and destructive American spy; and one would be so heartbroken he would take his own life Scott AndersonsThe uiet Americans is the story of these four men It is also the story of how the United States at the very pinnacle of its power managed to permanently damage its moral standing in the worl