Operatives, Spies And Saboteurs

by O'Donnell K. Patrick

Operatives, Spies And Saboteurs

  • ISBN-13: 9780806527987
  • Author(s): O'Donnell K. Patrick
  • Subject: History
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Citadel
  • Publication Date: 07-09-2006
  • Format: p/b

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Long before there was a James Bond or a CIA, the brave men and women of the Office of Strategic Services worked secretly behind the scenes during WWII, playing a key role in the Allied victory. The agency's legendary director, Major General 'Wild Bill' Donovan, recruited only the best and his expertly trained spies were at war long before D-Day. Until now, their gripping real-life missions have remained as classified as their identities. Patrick O'Donnell has tracked down and interviewed over 300 former OSS and relates their incredible stories for the first time.
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Long before there was a James Bond or a CIA, the brave men and women of the Office of Strategic Services worked secretly behind the scenes during WWII, playing a key role in the Allied victory. The agency's legendary director, Major General 'Wild Bill' Donovan, recruited only the best and his expertly trained spies were at war long before D-Day. Until now, their gripping real-life missions have remained as classified as their identities. Patrick O'Donnell has tracked down and interviewed over 300 former OSS and relates their incredible stories for the first time.