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Killer elite

Michael Smith

Killer elite

the inside story of America"s most secret special operations team

by Michael Smith

  • 164 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army. -- Intelligence Support Activity,
  • United States. -- Army -- Commando troops,
  • Special forces (Military science) -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA34.S64 S59 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 356 p. :
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18732288M
    ISBN 100312378262
    ISBN 109780312378264
    LC Control Number2008002324

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    book about the CIA. Killer Elite tells, within the limits of security, how the Activity participated in the search for General James Dozier when he was kidnaped by the Red Brigades in Italy. The Activity also operated against jihadists, Communist guerillas, narcotraffickers, and Balkan war criminals.   The Killer Elite is a American action thriller film starring James Caan and Robert Duvall and directed by Sam Peckinpah.


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