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The Resource Into the lion's mouth : the true story of Dusko Popov : World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond, Larry Loftis

Into the lion's mouth : the true story of Dusko Popov : World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond, Larry Loftis

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Into the lion's mouth : the true story of Dusko Popov : World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond
Title
Into the lion's mouth
Title remainder
the true story of Dusko Popov : World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond
Statement of responsibility
Larry Loftis
Title variation
True story of Dusko Popov, World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A biography of Dusko Popov, who, as "an operative for the Abwehr, SD, MI5, MI6, and FBI during World War II ... seduced countless women--including agents on both sides--spoke five languages, and was a crack shot, all while maintaining his cover as a Yugoslav diplomat"--Amazon.com
  • August 1941. Serbian playboy Dusko Popov created a stir at Casino Estoril in Portugal by throwing down an outrageously large baccarat bet to humiliate his opponent. The Serbian was a British double agent, and the money-- which he had just stolen from the Germans-- belonged to the British. Watching at the sideline was none other than Ian Fleming. An operative for the Abwehr, SD, MI5, MI6, and FBI during World War II, Popov seduced countless women, spoke five languages, and was a crack shot. While MI5 desperately needed Popov to deceive the Abwehr about the D-Day invasion, they assured him that a return to the German Secret Service Headquarters in Lisbon would result in torture and execution. He went anyway...
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Loftis, Larry
Dewey number
940.54/8641092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S8
LC item number
P6 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popov, Dusko
  • Popov, Dusko
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Spies
  • Spies
  • Espionage
  • Espionage
  • Espionage
  • Secret service
  • Spies
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
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Into the lion's mouth : the true story of Dusko Popov : World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond, Larry Loftis
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-349) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Forging the anvil -- Exiting feet first -- Spying for Hitler, killing for Churchill -- Magic -- The bee hive -- Too many devices -- Passion and addiction -- Death in the afternoon -- "He's not dead" -- Taranto and the target -- Casino Estoril -- Pearl Harbor warning -- Cover-up -- I'll kill her -- Butterflies and carnage -- Blown -- Incomplete canvas -- The art of the silent kill -- "Turn around slowly" -- Ticking -- Five lives -- Shots rang out -- Truth serum -- AUF -- D-Day -- Naked and shaved -- Ulla -- Partisan politics -- Johnny
Control code
ocn923666020
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 368 pages
Isbn
9780425281819
Lccn
2015039212
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)923666020
  • (Sirsi) a1936276
Label
Into the lion's mouth : the true story of Dusko Popov : World War II spy, patriot, and the real-life inspiration for James Bond, Larry Loftis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-349) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Forging the anvil -- Exiting feet first -- Spying for Hitler, killing for Churchill -- Magic -- The bee hive -- Too many devices -- Passion and addiction -- Death in the afternoon -- "He's not dead" -- Taranto and the target -- Casino Estoril -- Pearl Harbor warning -- Cover-up -- I'll kill her -- Butterflies and carnage -- Blown -- Incomplete canvas -- The art of the silent kill -- "Turn around slowly" -- Ticking -- Five lives -- Shots rang out -- Truth serum -- AUF -- D-Day -- Naked and shaved -- Ulla -- Partisan politics -- Johnny
Control code
ocn923666020
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 368 pages
Isbn
9780425281819
Lccn
2015039212
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)923666020
  • (Sirsi) a1936276

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