by Hirsch, Peter ; [Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt's copy]
New York: Doubleday. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. 239 pages; Former owner's initials on ffep -- " K.R. 1961" Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr. (1916 - 2000) was the grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt. He was a career intelligence officer who served in the Office of Strategic Services and was the mastermind of the Central Intelligence Agency's Operation Ajax, which orchestrated the coup against Iran's democratically-elected Mohammed Mossadegh administration, and returned Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, to Iran's Peacock Throne in August 1953 for the purpose of returning Western control of Middle Eastern oil supplies. . (Inventory #: 39526)
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