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Jinnik: The Asset: A Cold War Memory
From 1947 through 1991, the United States and her allies faced off against the Soviet Union and her proxy states in clandestine operations worldwide during the Cold War. It was not a conventional shooting war, but make no mistake, both sides lost thousands of brave men and women who fought for what they believed in. Eastern Europe was home to some of the most intense and h ...more
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This was a terrific book. The author held my interest from beginning to end. The story is gripping. The author calls this a fact-based historical novel, but it seems to me to be more fact than fiction. It reads like a memoir, a personal story. I do not know the author, but I believe many (maybe even all) of the episodes he speaks of are very real and very personal. I feel a debt of gratitude to the men and women who did the things described in the book. They were not super-hero soldiers, but ord ...more
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