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Title:
The Secrets war : the Office of Strategic Services in World War II
Author:
Chalou, George C.
Publication Information:
Washington, DC : National Archives and Records Administration, 1992.
Physical Description:
viii, 392 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
General Note:
Proceedings of a conference sponsored by and held at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., July 11-12, 1991.
Language:
English
Contents:
The United States prepares for war / Waldo Heinrichs -- Getting the right stuff : FDR, Donovan, and the quest for professional intelligence / Robin W. Winks -- The OSS and the development of the research and analysis branch / Barry M. Katz -- The London Operation : recollections of an economist / Walt W. Rostow -- The London Operation : recollections of a historian / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. -- The London Operation : the British view / Robin Brook -- The OSS and its records / Lawrence H. McDonald -- Research in OSS records : one historian's concerns / Richard Breitman -- The OSS : a brief review of literature / George C. Constantinides -- The OSS in Spain during World War II / Aline -- Are human spies superfluous? / Peter Tompkins.

Behind enemy lines in France / Helen Deschamps-Adams -- The OSS in Algiers / Arthur L. Funk -- The OSS and the Italian campaign / Max Corvo -- Failure of a mission : Robert McDowell in Yugoslavia, 1944 / Dus̆an Biber -- Artifice : James Angleton and X-2 operations in Italy / Timothy J. Naftali -- The OSS in France / Fabrizio Calvi -- From Hitler's doorstep : Allen Dulles and the penetration of Germany / Neal H. Petersen -- OSS and SOE : an equal partnership? / M.R.D. Foot -- Mission to Yenan : the OSS and the Dixie Mission / Carolle J. Carter -- The activities of Detachment 101 of the OSS / James R. Ward -- Opening the wedge : the OSS in Thailand / E. Bruce Reynolds -- The legacy of the OSS / William Colby -- The OSS and Record group 226 : some perspectives and prospects / Bradley F. Smith.
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ISBN:
9780911333916
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Proceedings of a conference sponsored by and held at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., July 1991. Papers by veterans of the OSS, and scholars and archivists expert in the records of the OSS and WWII provide a half-century retrospective of the secret intelligence agency. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


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