New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981. Book Club Edition. 183, illus., recommended reading, index, some wear and small tears to DJ edges, some soiling to rear DJ The author was the founder of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies. In this book, he recaps the astronomical setting and the early history of life, then focuses on intelligence and the brain: how the brain evolved, the way it works, how it balances instinct and reason, what it is evolving into.
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1968. Third printing [stated]. Hardcover. xvi, , 1164 pages. Illustrations. Bibliography. Notes. Index. Some soiling to fore-edge, DJ has some wear and soiling. Paperclip impression on fep. Inscribed on fep by Kahn to Washington DC notable Jiggs Donahue. David Kahn (b. February 7, 1930) is a US historian, journalist and writer. He has written extensively on the history of cryptography and military intelligence. Kahn's first published book, The Codebreakers - The Story of Secret Writing (1967), has been widely considered to be a definitive account of the history of cryptography. Kahn has said he traces his interest in cryptography to reading Fletcher Pratt's Secret and Urgent as a boy. Kahn is a founding editor of the Cryptologia journal. In 1969, Kahn married Susanne Fiedler; they are now divorced. They have two sons, Oliver and Michael. He attended Bucknell University. After graduation, he worked as a reporter at Newsday for several years. He also served as an editor at the International Herald Tribune in Paris for two years in the 1960s. It was during this period that he wrote an article for the New York Times Magazine about two defectors from the National Security Agency. This article was the origin of his monumental book, The Codebreakers.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. 25 cm. , 374,  pages. Illustrations. Index. DJ has some wear, tears and soiling. DJ has some staining inside. Cover has some staining outside. Some edge soiling. Oleg Danilovich Kalugin (born September 6, 1934) is a former KGB general (stripped of his rank and awards by a Russian Court decision in 2002). He was a longtime head of KGB operations in the United States and later a critic of the agency. Kalugin was assigned to Washington, DC where he was deputy resident and acting chief of the Residency at the Soviet Embassy. He became one of the KGB's top officers operating out of the Soviet embassy in Washington. That led to his being promoted to general in 1974, the youngest in its history. He then returned to KGB headquarters to become head of the foreign counterintelligence or K branch of the First Chief Directorate. He received high honors for the assassination of Bulgarian writer Georgi Markov.
n.p. 1968. This appears to be a pirated edition printed in China. Hardcover. 312 pages, index, ink underlining & notes on several pages, front board weak, pencil note & stamp inside front flyleaf, wrinkling inside boards. Lyman B. Kirkpatrick, who began his distinguished career in Intelligence during World War II as a key member of the OSS and its postwar successor, the Central Intelligence Group, became one of the principal organizers of the CIA shortly after its inception in 1950, serving in a variety of important positions for the next fifteen years. In this book, he recounts many of the famous incidents in which the CIA played an integral part, most notably the complex situation concerning Batista and Cuba, the Bay of Pigs invasion, the Suez invasion, and the U-2 incident. The book includes stories about many personalities, among them three CIA directors, four Presidents, and countless congressmen and high-ranking military personnel, and abut the broad spectrum of historical events related to Kirkpatrick's twenty-two years of service in Intelligence.
Washington, DC: Center for Study of Intelligence, CIA History Staff, 1993. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Trade paperback. 28 cm. xxii, , 297,  pages. Oversized--format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. Wraps. Illustrations. Map. Appendix. Contains estimates of the 1950s which portray the Soviet Union as aggressive but unwilling to take foolish risks. The question became to determine what risks the Soviet Union would be willing to take in any given circumstance. Scott A. Koch was a member of the CIA History Staff, joining it in 1992. Prior to that he had bee a military analyst in the CIA's Directorate of Intelligence. He earned a Doctorate in History from Duke University in 1990.
New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1991. First Printing. Hardcover. xvi, , 393,  pages. Occasional footnotes. Chronology. CIA Cast of Characters. Introduction by L. Fletcher Prouty. Appendix. Index. Mark Lane (February 24, 1927 – May 10, 2016) was an American attorney, New York state legislator, civil rights activist, and Vietnam war-crimes investigator. In 1959, Lane helped found the Reform Democrat movement within the New York Democratic Party. He was elected with the support of Eleanor Roosevelt and presidential candidate John F. Kennedy (JFK) to the New York Legislature in 1960. He is best known as a leading researcher, author, and conspiracy theorist on the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy. From his 1966 number-one bestselling critique of the Warren Commission, Rush to Judgment, to Last Word: My Indictment of the CIA in the Murder of JFK, published in 2011, Lane wrote at least four major works on the JFK assassination and no fewer than ten books overall.
New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1991. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xvi, , 393,  pages. Signed by the author on the fep. Occasional footnotes. Chronology. CIA Cast of Characters. Introduction by L. Fletcher Prouty. Appendix. Index. Mark Lane (February 24, 1927 – May 10, 2016) was an American attorney, New York state legislator, civil rights activist, and Vietnam war-crimes investigator. In 1959, Lane helped found the Reform Democrat movement within the New York Democratic Party. He was elected with the support of Eleanor Roosevelt and presidential candidate John F. Kennedy (JFK) to the New York Legislature in 1960. He is best known as a leading researcher, author, and conspiracy theorist on the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy. From his 1966 number-one bestselling critique of the Warren Commission, Rush to Judgment, to Last Word: My Indictment of the CIA in the Murder of JFK, published in 2011, Lane wrote at least four major works on the JFK assassination and no fewer than ten books overall.
Livermore, CA: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 2009. Revision 1. Brochure. Format is approximately 17 inches by 11 inches, folded in half, resulting in four panels of 8.5 inches by 11 inches. Color illustrations. This is a description of the Global Security Directorate of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is a federal research facility in Livermore, California, United States, founded by the University of California, Berkeley in 1952. Originally a branch of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the Lawrence Livermore laboratory became autonomous in 1971 and was designated a national laboratory in 1981. In 2012, the laboratory had the synthetic chemical element livermorium (element 116) named after it. LLNL was established in 1952 as the University of California Radiation Laboratory at Livermore, an offshoot of the existing UC Radiation Laboratory at Berkeley. It was intended to spur innovation and provide competition to the nuclear weapon design laboratory at Los Alamos in New Mexico, home of the Manhattan Project that developed the first atomic weapons. Edward Teller and Ernest Lawrence, director of the Radiation Laboratory at Berkeley, are regarded as the co-founders of the Livermore facility. The new laboratory was sited at a former naval air station of World War II. It was already home to several UC Radiation Laboratory projects that were too large for its location in the Berkeley Hills above the UC campus, including one of the first experiments in the magnetic approach to confined thermonuclear reactions. Southeast of Berkeley, the Livermore site provided much greater security for classified projects.
Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1968. Reprint Edition. Hardcover. xiv, 480,  pages. Illustrations. Maps. Biographical Notes. Index. Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart (31 October 1895 – 29 January 1970), commonly known throughout most of his career as Captain B. H. Liddell Hart, was a British soldier, military historian and military theorist. In the 1920s and later he wrote a series of military histories that proved influential among strategists. He argued that frontal assault was a strategy that was bound to fail at great cost in lives, as happened in 1914–1918. He instead recommended the "indirect approach" and reliance on fast-moving armored formations. The experiences he suffered on the Western Front profoundly affected him for the rest of his life. He worked as the military correspondent of The Daily Telegraph from 1925 to 1935, and of The Times from 1935 to 1939. As Prime Minister in 1937, Chamberlain placed Liddell Hart in a position of influence behind British grand strategy of the late thirties. n 1954, Liddell Hart published his most influential work, Strategy.