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Edward Lansdale, the unquiet American

by Cecil B. Currey

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Published by Brassey"s in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Lansdale, Edward Geary, 1908-1987.,
    • United States. Army -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States.,
    • United States -- History, Military -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCecil B. Currey.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE745.L36 C87 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 430 p. :
      Number of Pages430
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL355966M
      ISBN 101574881760
      LC Control Number98015768
      OCLC/WorldCa38746818

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An uncritical but informative biography of Air Force General Edward Lansdale, whose controversial efforts as a counterinsurgency specialist were romanticized--and maligned--in such novels as The Quiet American, The Ugly American, Yellow Fever, et al. Currey (History/Univ. of South Florida) had access to Lansdale (who died last year at 79), his family, friends, and colleagues as well as private.

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During the most significant phases of his career, Edward Lansdale served as an Air Force officer on "voluntary duty" with the CIA in the Philippines and Vietnam.

Impatient with routine, red tape, and approved solutions, Lansdale became an expert on counterinsurgency--the art of dealing with revolution, guerrilla warfare, and wars of national.

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