Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History

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Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History
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AuthorGeorge Crile III
PublisherAtlantic Monthly Press
ISBN978-0871138545

Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History (later titled Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rogue CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times) was a 2003 book by George Crile III. It detailed U.S. Representative Charlie Wilson's role in providing assistance to the Afghan Mujahideen during the Soviet–Afghan War.[1] It was adapted into the 2007 Mike Nichols film Charlie Wilson's War, in which Wilson was portrayed by Tom Hanks.

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  1. ^ Johnston, David (May 25, 2003). "Wilson the Warrior". The New York Times. Retrieved June 4, 2017.

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