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Spies in the Himalayas

Secret Missions and Perilous Climbs (Modern War Studies)

by M. S. Kohli

  • 268 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kansas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Climbing & mountaineering,
  • Espionage & secret services,
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • History,
  • Intelligence Operations,
  • Military - Intelligence/Espionage,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • China,
  • India,
  • USA,
  • Espionage,
  • Modern - 20th Century/Nuclear Age,
  • Electronic intelligence,
  • Military - General,
  • Asia - General,
  • International Relations - General,
  • United States,
  • Espionage, American,
  • Himalaya Mountains

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7763069M
    ISBN 100700612238
    ISBN 109780700612239

    "Spies in the Himalayas provides an inside look at a CIA mission from participants who weren't agency employees, drawing on diaries from several of the climbers to offer impressions not usually recorded in covert operations. Kohli had co-authored the book, Spies in the Himalayas, along with Kenneth Conboy, a former political analyst, in Then, climber and author Pete Takeda heard about the expedition while Author: Shail Desai.

    Nov 20,  · So, what better place to begin. This list of 10 best books on the Himalayas to read than the verdant slopes of tea bushes that roll lazily to the horizon? Best Books On The Himalayas. Here are the 10 Best Books on the Himalayas you must read. Learn about the incredible Himalayas from the authors of these books. Spies in the Himalayas tries, but ultimately fails, to combine an intelligence history with mountaineering drama. Its dry prose adequately conveys the whos, whats, and wheres of the intelligence story, but we learn little about the climbers and their motivations to participate, or .

    Spies in the Himalayas: Secret Missions and Perilous Climbs by Kenneth J. Conboy and M. S. Kohli (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product. His books include Mountaineering in India and The Himalayas. Kenneth Conboy is a former policy analyst and deputy director at the Heritage Foundation whose other books include The CIA's Secret War in Tibet and Spies and Commandos (see page 28).


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Legendary Indian climber M. Kohli and historian Kenneth Conboy chronicle for the first time the clandestine operations, dangers, and mishaps that formed a joint U.S.-Indian effort to plant a nuclear-powered sensor high in the Himalayas to monitor China's growing nuclear capabilities/5(4).

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Spies in the Himalayas chronicles for the first time the details of these death-defying expeditions sanctioned by U.S. and Indian intelligence, telling the story of clandestine climbs and hair-raising exploits.

Led by legendary Indian mountaineer Mohan S. Kohli, conqueror of Everest, the mission was beset by hazardous climbs, weather delays, aborted attempts, and even missing radioactive materials Brand: University Press of Kansas.

Kept under wraps for over a decade, these operations came to light in and have been long rumored among mountaineers, but here are finally given book-length treatment.

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BY M.S. Kohli and Kenneth Conboy. Harpercollins India. Price: Rs Pages: Manmohan Singh Kohli peered out of his tent at the snow-sheathed summit of the Nanda Devi. Spies in the Himalayas: Secret Missions and Perilous Climbs by Mohan S. Kohli. In the towering mountains of northern India, a chilling chapter was written in the history of international espionage.

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Spies in the Himalayas chronicles for the first time the details of these death-defying expeditions sanctioned by U.S. and Indian intelligence, telling the story of clandestine climbs and hair-raising exploits.

Led by legendary Indian mountaineer Mohan S. Kohli, conqueror of Everest, the mission was beset by hazardous climbs, weather delays 4/5(2).

Jan 05,  · (The joint leader of the expedition, M.S. Kohli, has co-authored a book, “Spies in the Himalayas,” on the whole affair.

The Tribune, an Indian newspaper, carried an interview with him in ) Mountaineer and journalist Pete Takeda has a recent book out on the subject. Spies in the Himalayas chronicles the several covert CIA-backed expeditions undertaken between andonly bits of which have surfaced over the past four decades.

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