The golden thread : the Cold War and the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld
—Somaiya, Ravi, author.
Book
2020
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"A true story of spies and intrigue surrounding one of the most enduring unsolved mysteries of the 20th century, investigative reporter Ravi Somaiya uncovers the story behind the death of renowned diplomat and UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld"-- Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Subjects:
Africa -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1960.
Africa -- Foreign relations -- 1960-
Cold War.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- Civil War, 1960-1965.
Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961 -- Death and burial.
United Nations -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
ISBN:
9781455536542
1455536547
Edition:
First edition.
Description:
x, 289 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 24 cm
Other Title:
Cold War and the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
When they killed him
"That's independence"
"Swindled, cheated and abused"
"The galaxy of good and evil talents"
"The inevitable result will at best be chaos"
"You there! I am a witch"
"Very straightforward action"
"No half-measures"
"We are all dying"
"Ja må han leva"
"Overhead Ndola, descending, confirm"
"A light pinkish red"
"The ace of spades"
"Sparks, sparks in the sky"
"Next of kin"
"Why, if it isn't that nice Mr. Smith"
"It was not a normal flying accident"
"Black hole"
"Position L"
"Other and more logical explanations"
"I have never been hit so hard in my life before"
"Oh my God, they've done it!"
"I need your help desperately on this"
"The truth about the events"
"Mr. X"
"If you refuse we have orders to use force"
"Cornered on a patch of gold"
"We are going to teach them"
"The page is gone"
"A state secret"
"Never believe anything until it is officially denied"
"I've hit it. There are flames"
"Kaleidoscope"
"Operation to be known as Celeste"
"For repair of your tumble drier. Phone Nick on 970890"
"We did it"
"Flail chest"
"Buzzed"
"Other interference"
"He would return and attack again".
LCCN:
2019058754
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