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perfect English spy

Tom Bower

perfect English spy

Sir Dick White and the secret war, 1935-1990

by Tom Bower

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Published by Mandarin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • White, Dick, -- Sir, -- 1906-1993.,
  • Great Britain. -- MI5 -- Officials and employees.,
  • Espionage -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTom Bower.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB251.G7 B68 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 426 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22253717M
    ISBN 100749323329, 978749323325

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