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Jacobsen, Annie

Summary: Since its inception in 1958, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has grown to become the Defense Department's most secret, most powerful, and most controversial military science research and development agency. Created by President Eisenhower to prevent another Sputnik, and to focus primarily on defensive programs against nuclear weapons, the agency--and its imagination and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 JAC

Jacobsen, Annie

Summary: Surprise... your target. Kill... your enemy. Vanish... without a trace. From Pulitzer Prize finalist Annie Jacobsen, the untold story of the CIA's secret paramilitary units. When diplomacy fails, and war is unwise, the president calls on the CIA's Special Activities Division, a highly-classified branch of the CIA and the most effective, black operations force in the world. Originally known as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1273 JAC

Jacobsen, Annie.

Summary: Presents a history of the most famous secret military installation in the world, assembled from interviews with the people who served there and formerly classified information.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 358.417 JAC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 358.417 JAC

Jacobsen, Annie.

Summary: Details how the U.S. government embarked on a covert operation to recruit and employ Nazi scientists in the years following World War II in an effort to prevent their knowledge and expertise from falling into the hands of the Soviet Union.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Co 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 JAC

Jacobsen, Annie

Summary: For more than forty years, the U.S. government has researched extrasensory perception, using it in attempts to locate hostages, fugitives, secret bases, and downed fighter jets; to divine other nations' secrets; and even to predict future threats to national security. The intelligence agencies and military services involved include the CIA, DIA, NSA, DEA, the Navy, Air Force, and Army--and even...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.8 JAC