Bookcover of Miles Copeland, Jr.
Booktitle:

Miles Copeland, Jr.

Miles Copeland, Jr., Musician, Central Intelligence Agency, Lorraine Copeland, Miles Copeland III

Log Press (2011-01-31 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-4-93327-8

ISBN-10:
6134933279
EAN:
9786134933278
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Miles Axe Copeland, Jr. was an American musician, businessman, and CIA officer who was closely involved in major foreign-policy operations from the 1950s to the 1980s. He was married to archaeologist Lorraine Copeland and was the father of record producer Miles Copeland III, booking agent Ian Copeland, writer/film producer Lorraine Copeland and Stewart Copeland, best known as the drummer for The Police.Copeland was born in Birmingham, Alabama, the son of a doctor. He did not graduate from college. He became a trumpet player with bandleaders such as Erskine Hawkins, Charlie Barnet, Ray Noble, and Glenn Miller.At the outbreak of World War II, Copeland contacted Rep. John Sparkman of Alabama, who got him a job with Army Intelligence. Showing promise, he was one of the founding members of the OSS and later the CIA under William "Wild Bill" Donovan; serving in London, he became a lifelong Anglophile and married Lorraine Adie, a Scot then serving in the Special Operations Executive
Publishing house:
Log Press
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Terrence James Victorino
Number of pages:
88
Published on:
2011-01-31
Stock:
Available
Category:
Political science
Price:
34.00 €
Keywords:
musician, intelligence, Agency, Drummer, Central, centralized

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