The widow spy: my CIA journey from the jungles of Laos to prison in Moscow

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Marti Peterson spent her thirty-year career in the Central Intelligence Agency as an operations officer, earning both the prestigious Donovan Award and the George W. Bush Award for Excellence in Counterterrorism. She began professional service on the CIA's front line in Moscow, USSR, during the Cold War. Her contribution to her country originated in Pakse, Laos, during the Vietnam War, where she accompanied her husband , John, a CIA Paramilitary officer. After he was killed in a helicopter crash in 1972, Marti returned to the U.S. and entered the CIA. The story told here appears in many books about spying acitivies in the Cold War, but in the Widow Spy, she tells it as she experienced it.
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subject_facet Intelligence officers -- United States -- Biography, Peterson, Martha Denny, Spies -- United States -- Biography, United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union, United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency -- Biography, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Campaigns -- Laos
title_display The widow spy : my CIA journey from the jungles of Laos to prison in Moscow
title_full The widow spy : my CIA journey from the jungles of Laos to prison in Moscow / Marhta D. Peterson, The widow spy : my CIA journey from the jungles of Laos to prison in Moscow [electronic resource] / Martha D. Peterson
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