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The bulldog detective : William J. Flynn and America's first war against the mafia, spies, and terrorists / Jeffrey D. Simon.

Summary:
"The Bulldog Detective is the first book to tell the story of William J. Flynn, the first government official to bring down the powerful Mafia, uncover a sophisticated German spy ring in the United States, and launch a formal war on terrorism. As the Director of the Bureau of Investigation (the forerunner to the FBI), Flynn would become one of the most respected and effective law enforcement officials in American h Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781633888654
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, MD : Prometheus, [2024]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Learning the trade -- Bringing down the godfather -- A thankless job -- On the trail of German spies and saboteurs -- The red scare -- Last hurrah -- Longing for the old days -- An incorruptible public servant.
Subject: Flynn, William J. (William James), 1867-1928.
Detectives > United States > Biography.
Government executives > United States > Biography.
United States Bureau of Investigation > History.
Terrorism > Prevention > United States > History.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Clearfield.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Joseph & Elizabeth Shaw Public Library NF 363 SIMON (Text)
Bookplate: IN MEMORY OF DICK KENDRICK BY KEITH BERTRAM
Bookplate: IN MEMORY OF DICK KENDRICK BY KEITH BERTRAM
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