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Operation Damocles: Israel's Secret War Against Hitler's Scientists, [ Roger Howard] on lirodisa.tk *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the late s through the early s, Egypt invested large sums of money in programmes to build ballistic missiles and jet aircraft.
May be backordered or unavailable. We will update you with the status after you place your order. Description From to Egypt pursued a secret programme to build military rockets that could have conceivably posed a threat to neighbouring Israel.
Because such an ambitious project required Western expertise, the Egyptian leader President Nasser hired West German scientists, many of them veterans of the Nazi rocket programmes at Peenemunde and elsewhere. These covert plans soon came to the attention of Israel's legendary secret service, Mossad, and caused deep alarm in Tel Aviv.
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Maps on linings papers Includes bibliographical references pages and index Striking the sword -- Building the network -- Sharpening the sword -- Israel prepares to strike -- Tensions grow -- Killing Mustafa -- Egypt under attack -- The frustrated scientists -- "Wanted : specialist engineers" -- The Mossad reaction -- The scientists get to work -- Mossad watches the Egyptians -- The Egyptians press ahead -- Celebrations in Cairo -- "Little Isser" raises the alarm -- Operation Damocles -- Damocles continues -- Hysteria in Israel -- Mossad fights on -- The Egyptians fight back -- The scientists pull out Describes how Israel's secret service thwarted Egyptian President Nasser's covert plans in to hire West German former-Nazi scientists to develop long-range missiles that could be launched at the Jewish State "From to Egypt pursued a secret program to build military rockets that could have conceivably posed a threat to neighboring Israel.
These covert plans soon came to the attention of Israel's legendary secret service, Mossad, and caused deep alarm in Tel Aviv.
Would Israel fall under the shadow of long-range missiles held by a ruler who was sworn to destroy the Jewish state? Could the missiles be fitted with warheads filled with radiological, chemical, or even nuclear materials? Israel responded by using threats, intimidation, and brutal assassination squads to deter the German scientists from working on Nasser's behalf. Exactly half a century later, this book tells the gripping story of the mysterious arms dealers, Mossad assassins, scientific genii, and leading figures who all played their part in Operation Damocles"--Jacket.
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