For years, historians have dug into the archives, exploring the nuances of how the cold war was fought. But there is no substitute for the first-person testimony of the man who was there--in the pit--in the head-to-head confrontations in Moscow and Berlin and the Third World, in the decades when East and West struggled for supremacy. Kempton Jenkins was there at every turn; his memoir is a unique personal story as well as a valuable document in d...
By Kempton Jenkins
Paperback: 452 pages
Publisher: Nimble Books (June 30, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4619927
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
Former foreign service officers generally tend to be less forthcoming in their memoirs than former spies, I find. Perhaps because they assume certain things are – or might be – top secret, whereas the spooks know exactly what information the other s