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Warrior: Frank Sturgis---The CIA's #1 Assassin-Spy, Who Nearly Killed Castro but Was Ambushed by Watergate

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The press called him a "real-life James Bond."

Fidel Castro called him "the most dangerous CIA agent."

History remembers him as a Watergate burglar, yet the Watergate break-in was his least perilous mission.

Frank Sturgis--usingmore than30 aliases and code names--trained guerilla armies in12 countries on three continents and spearheaded assassination plots to overthrow foreig...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published April 12th 2011 by Forge Books
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Boozy
I am soo disappointed in this. Repetitive, jumps from third person narrative to first person. Poorly researched. I mean really? his military records are gone? No its called the FOIA. While interesting to hear that Frank Sturgis supposedly taught Che and Fidel everything they knew. Not really supported by anything.

I do find the life of Sturgis to be interesting, especially if he did actually steal the planes from Fidel as well as used the Beards money to finance attacks against him. I do find so...more
John
Crazy book. Not so much written as dictated by a couple of guys as if they were telling you this yarn over a couple of beers. Repetitive, poorly researched, biased, chock full of factual errors...and fascinating. Doubt Sturgis was ever the CIA's #1 anything, but he led a heck of a life. And he apparently did have access to a lot of important people. Despite the writing you have to wade through, it is amazing to read just how much 20th Century history this guy was associated with. A testament to...more
Andy
I hope my nephew will write a fictional and glorified account of my life someday.

This PR biography attempts to re-write history, ignoring some of the most basic and important items in the life of Frank Sturgis, including an affair with Morita Lorenz, who plays a central role. The writing is hyperbolic, and often blatantly inaccurate.

Frank Sturgis failed at killing Castro, which was his main goal in life. He failed at the Watergate burglary, which is why he is most known. If he was involved in k...more
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