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Stories From the Secret War - CIA Special Ops in Laos

Terrence M. Burke

In 1962, the International Geneva Accords declared Laos to be neutral and generally restricted from foreign interference and foreign troops. Thus began the CIA’s secret war in Laos, led by a handful of CIA paramilitary officers in the mountains of Laos against North Vietnamese and Lao Communist forces. One of those secret warriors, CIA Silver Star recipient Terrence Burke, gives a vivid account of primitive guerrilla warfare that eventually led to an attempt by the North Vietnamese to capture him. Burke’s stories of that war are of gritty and often deadly hit and run tactics against the North Vietnamese, attempted rescues of downed pilots, and daily survival far from American support.

In 1962, the International Geneva Accords declared Laos to be neutral and generally restricted from foreign interference and foreign troops. Thus began the CIA’s secret war in Laos, led by a handful of CIA paramilitary officers in the mountains of Laos against North Vietnamese and Lao Communist forces. One of those secret warriors, CIA Silver Star recipient Terrence Burke, gives a vivid account of primitive guerrilla warfare that eventually led to an attempt by the North Vietnamese to capture him. Burke’s stories of that war are of gritty and often deadly hit and run tactics against the North Vietnamese, attempted rescues of downed pilots, and daily survival far from American support.
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In 1962, the International Geneva Accords declared Laos to be neutral and generally restricted from foreign interference and foreign troops. Thus began the CIA’s secret war in Laos, led by a handful of CIA paramilitary officers in the mountains of Laos against North Vietnamese and Lao Communist forces. One of those secret warriors, CIA Silver Star recipient Terrence Burke, gives a vivid account of primitive guerrilla warfare that eventually led to an attempt by the North Vietnamese to capture him. Burke’s stories of that war are of gritty and often deadly hit and run tactics against the North Vietnamese, attempted rescues of downed pilots, and daily survival far from American support.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Michael Pearl

Length:

3h 52m


Chapters

Free Sample

02:05

Introduction
Introduction

03:51


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:05


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

16:42


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

11:19


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

24:21


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:23


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:32


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:57


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

11:19


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

09:11


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

14:13


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:23


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

10:23


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:16


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:14


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

12:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:15


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

33:38


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

21:54


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:54


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

12:28