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RG Ainslee served as a soldier on the front line of the Cold War. Trained as an ELINT specialist, he worked at sites on the East German border for the Army Security Agency during the years following the Cuban Missile Crisis.
In 1973, he traveled overland from Europe to Kathmandu, passing through pre-revolutionary Iran and Afghanistan. The 1970's was the golden age of overland travel, a time when one could go in relative safety to exotic off-the-beaten-track destinations. Many of these countries soon became war zones and closed to most overland travelers. A month long, 125-mile trek, to the base of Mount Everest stimulated an interest in mountaineering and back-country adventures. He has trekked beyond 5,000 meters in Nepal, Kenya, and Mexico
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The Sahara Intercept, the fifth book in the Secret Cold War Series, was recently released on Amazon. Kindle and paperback editions are available. 

The Sahara is the world's largest hot desert. It covers about 3.5 million square miles; about the size of the United States. It is about 5,000 kilometers (3000 miles) across. In 1977, I traveled from London to Nairobi, crossing the Sahara in a all-whee

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