The Resource Operation Damocles : Israel's secret war against Hitler's scientists, 1951-1967, Roger Howard, (electronic resource)

Operation Damocles : Israel's secret war against Hitler's scientists, 1951-1967, Roger Howard, (electronic resource)

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Operation Damocles : Israel's secret war against Hitler's scientists, 1951-1967
Title
Operation Damocles
Title remainder
Israel's secret war against Hitler's scientists, 1951-1967
Statement of responsibility
Roger Howard
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Language
eng
Summary
From 1951 to 1967, Egypt pursued a secret program to build military rockets that could have conceivably posed a threat to neighboring Israel. Because such an ambitious project required Western expertise, the Egyptian leader president Nasser hired West German scientists, many of them veterans of the Nazi rocket program at Peenemünde and elsewhere. These covert plans soon came to the attention of Israel's legendary secret service, Mossad, and caused deep alarm in Tel Aviv. Could the missiles be fitted with warheads filled with radiological, chemical, or even nuclear materials? Israel responded by using threats, intimidation, and brutal assassination squads to deter the German scientists from working on Nasser's behalf. Exactly half a century later, this book tells the gripping story of the mysterious arms dealers, Mossad assassins, scientific genii, and leading figures who all played their part in Operation Damocles
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1966-
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Howard, Roger
Dewey number
327.125694
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Israel
  • Espionage
  • Intelligence service
  • Military intelligence
  • Military weapons
  • Scientists
  • Electronic books
  • Israel
  • Egypt
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adult
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Operation Damocles : Israel's secret war against Hitler's scientists, 1951-1967, Roger Howard, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Isbn
9781639360581
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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14934128
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MWT14934128
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Operation Damocles : Israel's secret war against Hitler's scientists, 1951-1967, Roger Howard, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781639360581
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14934128
Publisher number
MWT14934128
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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