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Operación Jaque: La Verdadera Historia

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Operacion Jaque - La verdadera historia
Autor Juan Carlos Torres
El 2 de Julio de 2008 pasara a la historia como el dia de las mas audaz operacion militar, que supero incluso a la ya legendaria Entebbe, ejecutada por los israelies. En esa fecha, un comando de la fuerza publica colombiana rescato a quince personas - Ingrid Betancur, tres norteamericanos y onc
Paperback, 285 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Planeta (first published 2008)
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Ray Pierson
May 13, 2009 Ray Pierson rated it it was amazing
This is the story of Operación Jaque (Operation Checkmate), the account of the Colombian Army's daring and ingenious undercover operation in which intelligence officers convinced FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) radio operators and leaders to hand over to a non-existent European humanitarian group 15 hostages (including Ingrid Betancourt and three American civilians) and a FARC commander and his bodyguard. Although US participation was claimed by the author to be very limited, in Ou ...more
Aug 19, 2016 Booksearcher rated it really liked it
Shelves: coin, war
How to make your enemy think you're one of his kind, get inside his house unarmed, take his most valuable item, being convinced that you are doing to him a good deed.
One of the most spectacular military intelligence operations in history, if not the most. Right next to the trojan horse.
Nov 20, 2009 Carolina rated it it was amazing
This is great account of the real events to recues 15 hostages (including Ingrid Betancourt), operation checkmate, that took place in Colombia in 2008. I loved the format counting cack in days to the D day, the rescue day. It was a very ingenious plot that made me admire military intelligence for the very first time in my life. The book is clear, well-written and impossible to put down.
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I dont recomend this book, full of lies, absolutely untruthful
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