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A Private War: An American Code Officer In The Belgian Congo
by Robert Laxalt
University of Nevada Press, 1998
eISBN: 978-0-87417-415-1 | Paper: 978-0-87417-324-6
Library of Congress Classification D810.S8L395 1998
Dewey Decimal Classification 940.548673

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In this vivid memoir, Laxalt recalls his service during WWII as a code officer in the Belgian Congo. In this remote jungle outpost, a secret war was being fought for control of the world’s future. Deep in the Congo lay a mine that produced a little-known substance called uranium, and for reasons no one then understood, the Allies and the Germans were struggling ferociously to control this mine and its ore. The cloth edition is a limited numbered, signed edition.


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