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  • Published: 1 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9781742756271
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 384

Mossad

The Great Operations




The secrets behind Mossad, the world’s most respected and hidden Secret Service Organization

The secrets behind Mossad, the world’s most respected and enigmatic Secret Service Organization

This book tells what should have been known and isn't - that Israel's hidden force is as formidable as its recognised physical strength. - Shimon Peres, President of Israel

Mossad vividly brings alive a boots-on-the-ground approach to the most dangerous missions of the 60-year history of the world-renowned security agency including: the capture of Eichmann in Argentina and smuggling him out of Buenos Aires as an El Al crewman, the eradication of Black September, the destruction of the Syrian nuclear facility and the elimination of key Iranian nuclear scientists.

Mossad also reveals in dramatic detail how Israelis purloined the text of Kruschchev’s secret speech denouncing Stalin’s atrocities, and follows the career of Meir Dagan from his ‘James Bond’ days as an Israeli commando through his memorable career as head of Mossad.

  • Pub date: 1 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9781742756271
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 384

About the Authors

Michael Bar-Zohar

Michael Bar-Zohar is the author of more than 35 books of fiction and non-fiction that have been translated into 18 languages. He was a member of the Knesset (the Israeli Parliament), an envoy to the Council of Europe, a former advisor to General Moshe Dayan, a Professor at Haifa University in Israel and Emory in Atlanta, and is a Chevalier of the Legion D’Honneur. He is Israeli’s foremost expert in espionage – his novel Enigma, was made into a feature film in 2001, starring Sam Neill. Bar-Zohar is the official biographer of David-Ben Gurion, Shimon Peres, and Isser Harel – the legendary Director of the Mossad.

Nissim Mishal

Nissim Mishal is one of the foremost TV personalities in Israel. He has worked on the staff of the Israeli state television as a political reporter, Washington correspondent, and director general. At the 50th and 60th anniversaries of Israel, Mishal published two record-selling books about the great events in Israel’s history which were translated into English, French, Russian and Spanish.


Praise for Mossad

“This book tells what should have been known and isn't - that Israel's hidden force is as formidable as its recognised physical strength.”

Shimon Peres, President of Israel

“Two insiders reveal some of the more fantastic episodes in the history of Israeli intelligence operations around the world. A quick and easy read, this book focuses on the operational details and personalities behind the famed Mossad’s record of assassination, kidnapping, sabotage, and clandestine surveillance.”

Publishers Weekly


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