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New York: Bloomsbury, 2009. First U.S. Edition [stated]. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. viii, 423,  pages. Illustrations. Notes Glossary. Notes. Index. Matthew M. Aid, was a onetime intelligence analyst and researcher who drew on his “obsession” with the National Security Agency in writing a history of the secretive intelligence organization and also revealed that once-public documents at the National Archives were quietly being reclassified and taken off the shelves. Mr. Aid became a Russian-language expert in the Air Force. He spent a year in a military jail and received a discharge for bad conduct. Close acquaintances said he worked for a time as an NSA analyst and spent at least 15 years as a researcher for global investigative organizations, including Investigative Mr. Aid was particularly interested in the NSA, the country’s largest intelligence organization, which is based at Fort Meade, Md. He spent years working on a history of the agency, filing hundreds of Freedom of Information Act requests, before publishing his study, “The Secret Sentry,” in 2009.
National Intelligence Council, 2004. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. , xliv. 678 pages. With CD in pocket at back cover. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 11 inches. Some tears and wear on back cover. Text in English with some Chinese text. The National Intelligence Council issued this collection of over seventy National Intelligence Estimates on China--the largest such release ever made at one time. These formerly classified documents represent the most authoritative assessments of the United States Government and so constitute a unique historical records of a momentous era in China's modern history.
Carlisle Barracks, PA: The Alumni Association of the United States Army War College, 1994. Revised Edition. Presumed first printing thus. Hardcover. xii, 538,  pages. Illustrations. Chapter notes. Chronology. Notes on sources. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. The author was a former member of the faculty of the United States Army War College and a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. He was a combat infantry officer. He was a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College and earned his Ph.D. in history from the University of Virginia.
Tokyo, Japan: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd., c1954. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xii, 235,  pages. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations (a few in color). Map. Dornbusch 1348. Format is approximately 8.5 inches by 10.5 inches. This is the third volume of the history of the 2d U.S. Infantry Division in the Korean conflict. It covers the period 1 January 1953--31 December 1953. All efforts were directed to give adequate coverage to all units in the division and to present an accurate and objective account of their activities from the end of T-bone action 24, December 52 to the close of the year 1953. The account of tactical operations for infantry united was carried through until 31 December 1952, when the Division was relieved and moved into reserve. Emphasis was placed upon photographs to record forever this period of the Division's history for the men who lived it.