So Near to Apocalypse
Lulu.com, 1. 8. 2007 - Počet stran: 116
Based on actual historical events; some yet to be released to the public, this novel covers the vital weeks before the Cuba Crisis in mid-October 1962 when British Intelligence's Russian agent in the Kremlin, using a clandestine radio feed back to a Royal Signals and Intelligence Corps team, the vital information which finally convinced President Kennedy of the Soviet's true intentions with regard to putting nuclear missiles on Cuba. This agent's information allowed Kennedy to outmanoeuvre and humiliate the Russian Premier, Nikita Khrushchev and avert what would have been America's second Pearl Harbour. How MI6 exfiltrated this agent out of Russia to brief the President personally. He brings back one of Britain's infamous double agents who expose the Soviet spies still operating in British Intelligence and the answer to other unsolved mysteries. The novel concludes with revealing the plot and the actual players who carried out the assassination of Kennedy resulting from the Cuba Crisis.
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