Operatives, Spies and Saboteurs: The Unknown History of the Men and Women of WWII's OSS

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A history of World War II espionage and covert operations activities, presented from the perspective of OSS agents, recounts numerous secret missions that contributed to the war's outcome.

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Captain Robert A. Gormly, USN (Ret.)author of "Combat Swimmer" and former commander, SEAL Teams Two and Six and Naval Special Warfare Group Two"Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs" is a superbly told story of the men and women of the OSS. Only by understanding the deeds of those who have gone before us can we appreciate the sacrifices made that paved the way for the outstanding records established by present-day special warriors.

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Bestselling author Patrick K. O'Donnell is a special operations historian who has written nine previous books: First SEALs; Beyond Valor, Into the Rising Sun; Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs; The Brenner Assignment; They Dared Return; We Were One (selected for the Marine Commandant's Professional Reading List); Give Me Tomorrow; and Dog Company. The author is the recipient of numerous awards including the prestigious William E. Colby Award and the OSS Society's John Waller Award. He has provided historical consultation for DreamWorks's award-winning miniseries Band of Brothers and for documentaries produced by the BBC, the History Channel, and Fox News. He served as a combat historian in a Marine rifle platoon during the Battle of Fallujah and is in demand as an expert speaker on WWII espionage, special operations, and counterinsurgency on the modern battlefield. Over the past twenty years, O'Donnell has interviewed more than 4,000 veterans who fought in America's wars from WWI to Afghanistan and specializes in "unearthing untold true stories that read like novels." Visit him online at PatrickKODonnell.com.

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