Last Stop, Paris

Last Stop, Paris

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On March 29, 1971, a Canadian was found brutally murdered in a small Paris apartment. The victim, FranAsois Mario Bachand, was a radical member of the separatist Front de LibAcration du QuAcbec (FLQ), the terrorist group that had been causing havoc in Canada, planting bombs and carrying out kidnappings. Bachand served a jail term in the early 1960s, and after his release he was considered a loose cannon, heartily despised by many associates. It was widely believed that the FLQ had killed one of its own. Twenty years after Bachand died in Paris, author Michael McLoughlin came across a single document in the National Archives of Canada that shed an eerie new light on the circumstances of Bachand's death. The murder, McLoughlin discovered, was not so simple after all. And the deeper he dug, the more complicated - and disturbing - the case became. Last Stop, Paris analyzes the shocking circumstances surrounding Bachand's murder. McLoughlin carefully reconstructs the secret meeting that determined Bachand's fate and the events that led to his assassination on the March day in Paris. It also follows the movements of the FLQ and the RCMP Security Service, and reveals the close international connections that tied revolutionary groups of the later 1960s and 1970s - from Cuba to Europe to the Middle East - to underground agents of the CIA, MI5, and French intelligence. A revealing look at the international web of terrorism and government intelligence, Last Stop, Paris is an explosive examination of the secrets, betrayals and violence that characterized the most tumultuous period in Canada's recent history.When the surveillance resumed, Dorlot and Duclos were observed arriving in his car. Duclos walked over to the red Simca and unlocked the door. Dorlot left his car carrying a small cardboard box. Dorlot put the box in the Simca, then got into anbsp;...

Title:Last Stop, Paris
Author:Michael McLoughlin
Publisher:Michael McLoughlin - 1998-01-01


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