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The French Secret Services: From the Dreyfus Affair to the Gulf War

Porch, Douglas

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ISBN 10: 0374158533 / ISBN 13: 9780374158538
Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, NY, 1995
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Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. xiv, 623, [3] p. Terms and Abbreviations. Bibliography. Notes. Index. From Wikipedia: "Douglas Porch (born December 29, 1944) is an American military historian and academic. He served as a Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School, and was the former Chair of the Department of National Security Affairs for the Naval Postgraduate School at Monterey, California. He obtained his Ph.D. from Cambridge University in 1972. He has been a professor of strategy at the Naval War College, a guest lecturer at the Marine Corps University, a post-doctoral research fellow at the Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris and the Mark W. Clark Professor of History at The Citadel. Dr. Porch has written more than eight books and numerous other publications, mostly about French military history and French Colonialism. These books have been published in both French and English. In 1993 his book The French Foreign Legion: A Complete History of the Legendary Fighting Force received the Society for Military History's Distinguished Book Award." Very good in good dust jacket. DJ has tear at bottom front. Bookseller Inventory # 69693

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Title: The French Secret Services: From the Dreyfus...

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, NY

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition. First printing [stated].

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A scholarly but highly readable account of France's intelligence networks, from the "black chambers" of the ancien rTgime and Napoleon to the formation of the SDECE (CIA) and the DST (FBI). The events chronicled range from the Dreyfus Affair, to WWI and WWII, to Indochina and Algeria, to the Rainbow Warrior debacle. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Douglas Porch is a professor of strategy at the Naval War College.

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