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The Official CIA Handbook of Trickery and Deception

official cia handbook of trickery deception

Do you want to know secret techniques to drive your friends, co-workers, and enemies crazy? What better way than to take a quick look inside the secrets the CIA used in the 1950’s at the height of the Cold War?

In the 50’s the CIA commissioned John Mulholland, the era’s top magician, to train CIA operatives on sleight of hand, deception, and trickery to aid in disrupting foreign spies and for covert interrogation. Can you picture the fun and mayhem you can create by learning these secrets yourself?

The book is packed with historical data and information that was cutting edge spy techniques. You will even learn about their methods of mind-control and chemical interrogation methods. (Of course, you should never use chemicals on your friends, family, and co-workers, but we’ll leave that issue of enemies up to you.)

The books was believed to have disappeared from the archives until H. Keith Melton and Bob Wallace uncovered the document in their research. Between Bob’s background as a gadgeteer, and H. Keith’s background as a historical researcher, they knew they had discovered something very unique. As they dug deeper into the document they knew it had to be shared with the public

If you enjoy pulling tricks on your friends, or just the history of spying, this is a must-have book. It retails for $14.99, but you can grab it for just over $10 on Amazon.

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