Edward Lansdale: The Unquiet American

Cecil B. Currey William E. Colby


Edward Lansdale: The Unquiet American

Edward Lansdale: The Unquiet American

  • Title: Edward Lansdale: The Unquiet American
  • Author: Cecil B. Currey William E. Colby
  • ISBN: 9780395385104
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Hardcover



The Village Voice called the complex life of U.S Air Force major general and CIA agent Edward G Lansdale one of Technicolor fascination The maverick military thinker s brilliant counterinsurgency tactics preserved democracy in the Philippines, but his subsequent efforts to create a broad based, open society in Vietnam failed following his return to the United StatesThe Village Voice called the complex life of U.S Air Force major general and CIA agent Edward G Lansdale one of Technicolor fascination The maverick military thinker s brilliant counterinsurgency tactics preserved democracy in the Philippines, but his subsequent efforts to create a broad based, open society in Vietnam failed following his return to the United States in 1956 Lansdale later led an undercover organization dedicated to bringing down Fidel Castro This important biography of the legendary intelligence operative and master of political and psychological warfare is now available as a Brassey s Five Star Paperback.


Recent Comments "Edward Lansdale: The Unquiet American"

Currey is a decent author and a good scholar but this book, perhaps due to the author's access to the subject, seemed like it was holding too much back.It's a good addition to Lansdale and to his late 60's memoir, but it's obviously deficient both from the release of the JFK assassination archive documents, the relatively public indictment of Lansdale by Oliver Stone, and the rapidly evolving cold war history. Currey wrote this before the avalanche of documents that were determined to reinvent a [...]


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