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  • Shadow Warriors of World War II: The Daring Women of the OSS and SOE
    Views : 345
    Pages : 304

    by: Gordon Thomas Greg Lewis

    Publisher: pChicago Review Press

    Book Description

    A group biography of the fearless young women who became secret agents during World War II.

    Award-winning journalists Thomas (Operation Exodus: From the Nazi Death Camps to the Promised Land: A Perilous Journey That Shaped Israel's Fate, 2010, etc.) and Lewis (A Bullet Saved My Life: The Remarkable Adventures of Bob Peters more

    Publish on

    2017-01-01

    ISBN-10: 1613730861

    ISBN-13: 9781613730867

    Language: English

  • The Pope's Jews: The Vatican's Secret Plan to Save Jews from the Nazis
    Views : 56
    Pages : 336

    by: Gordon Thomas

    Publisher: pThomas Dunne Books

    Book Description

    A defense of the pope who got a bad rap for his public silence on Jewish persecution in Rome during World War II.

    While reading prolific English writer Thomas’ (Operation Exodus: From the Nazi Death Camps to the Promised Land, 2010, etc.) dramatized account of Pius XII’s backroom dealing to help the Jews, readers come away w ... more

    Publish on

    2012-10-02

    ISBN-10: 0312604211

    ISBN-13: 9780312604219

    Language: English

  • Operation Exodus: From the Nazi Death Camps to the Promised Land: A Perilous Journey That Shaped Israel's Fate
    Views : 240
    Pages : 400

    by: Gordon Thomas

    Publisher: pThomas Dunne Books

    Book Description

    The exciting story of the Exodus ship that in 1947 ferried 4,500 Jewish war refugees to the Zionist homeland.

    Despite the urgent need for relocating concentration-camp survivors and displaced persons (DP) at the end of World War II, Britain refused to allow more than 1,500 immigrants per month to Palestine. The Jewish undergroun ... more

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    2010-10-26

    ISBN-10: 0312569939

    ISBN-13: 9780312569938

    Language: English

  • Enslaved: The Chilling Modern-Day Story of Abduction and Abuse in the Global Trafficking of Men, Women and Children
    Views : 160
    Pages : 289

    by: Gordon Thomas

    Publisher: pPharos Books

    Book Description

     Confusing hodgepodge that purports to expose a modern-day global slave trade. Prolific investigative journalist Thomas (Chaos Under Heaven, p. 1075; Journey Into Madness: Mind Control and the CIA Secrets, 1989, etc.) delivers only unsubstantiated and lurid tales of what turns out to be almost exclusively slavery for the purposes of s ... more

    Publish on

    0000-00-00

    ISBN-10: 088687632X

    ISBN-13: 9780886876326

    Language: English

  • Secret Wars: One Hundred Years of British Intelligence Inside MI5 and MI6
    Views : 38
    Pages : 448

    by: Gordon Thomas

    Publisher: pThomas Dunne Books

    Book Description

    Authoritative history of Britain’s spy services by a veteran who has been writing about “the Great Game” for 50 years.

    Thomas (Secrets and Lies: A History of CIA Mind Control and Germ Warfare, 2007, etc.) has a keen sense of historical context and a solid understanding of the renewed urgency of intelligence in the age of globa ... more

    Publish on

    2009-03-17

    ISBN-10: 0312379986

    ISBN-13: 9780312379988

    Language: English

  • Gideon's Spies: The Secret History of the Mossad
    Views : 222
    Pages : 354

    by: Gordon Thomas

    Publisher: pSt Martins Pr

    Book Description

    Forget (largely) about the “history” part; this is an anecdote-rich, if sometimes factually questionable, series of tales about the extraordinary derring-do of Israel’s vaunted elite foreign intelligence service. Prolific British journalist Thomas (Enslaved, 1991; Chaos Under Heaven: The Shocking Story Behind China’s Search for Democracy ... more

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    0000-00-00

    ISBN-10: 0312199821

    ISBN-13: 9780312199821

    Language: English

  • Chaos Under Heaven: The Shocking Story of China's Search for Democracy
    Views : 431
    Pages : 336

    by: Gordon Thomas

    Publisher: pBirch Lane Pr

    Book Description

     More B-movie journalism from the prolific Thomas (Journey into Madness, Desire and Denial, etc.), who turns a potentially important story on the Chinese democracy movement into serial melodrama. Thomas's thesis in his ``Tiananmen Trump'' opening chapter is that, early in 1991, the US cut a deal with China agreeing not to condemn that ... more

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    0000-00-00

    ISBN-10: 155972059X

    ISBN-13: 9781559720595

    Language: English