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Released: 2012-09-13

Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History by Antonio Mendez


the actual account of the 1979 rescue of six American hostages from Iran

On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the american embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of yank hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics nonetheless reverberating nowadays. but there is a little-recognized drama attached to the trouble: six americans escaped. And a most sensible-degree CIA officer named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious but extremely dangerous plan to rescue them earlier than they were detected.

Disguising himself as a Hollywood manufacturer, and supported by a forged of knowledgeable forgers, deep cover CIA operatives, foreign agents, and Hollywood special effects artists, Mendez traveled to Tehran below the guise of scouting places for a faux science fiction film called Argo. even as pretending to search out the very best film backdrops, Mendez and a colleague succeeded in contacting the escapees, and smuggling them out of Iran.

Antonio Mendez in any case details the extraordinarily complex and threatening operation he led more than three a long time ago. A riveting tale of secret identityentities and global intrigue, Argo is the gripping account of the history-making collusion among Hollywood and high-stakes espionage. 

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creator: Antonio Mendezwriter: VIKING adultBinding: Kindle versionLanguage: EnglishPages: three20

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