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Spies and saboteurs

Anglo-American collaboration and rivalry in human intelligence collection and special operations, 1940-45

by Jay Jakub

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Military intelligence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-261) and index.

    StatementJay Jakub ; foreword by Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.S7 J27 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL702683M
    ISBN 100312213271
    LC Control Number97051695

    There were no highly publicized medal ceremonies. But the full story of OSS reveals crucial work in espionage and sabotage, work that paved the way for the Allied invasions and disrupted the Axis defenses. Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs proves that the hidden war was among the most dramatic and important elements of World War II. - Publisher. A spy’s job is to find out enemy secrets. Women made good spies during the Revolution because no one thought they could be clever enough or brave enough to do the job. Several women became saboteurs (sa-buh-TERS). Saboteurs commit acts of sabotage, meaning that they destroy things that the .

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wighton, Charles. Hitler's spies and saboteurs. New York, Award Books [©] (OCoLC) Named Person.   SABOTEURS AND SPIES. By Elisabeth Jakab. Nov. 29, ; the mastermind is a German spy, code-named the Otter, posing as a refugee Dutch salvage operator. the book .

    Despite the year gap "The Saboteurs" is a good return to the Men at War Series, and thus to OSS heroes Richard Canidy, Eric Fulmar and the others, all of whom became known to W.E.B. Griffin fans when he wrote, in the 's, the first four books of this series under the pen name Alex Baldwin.5/5(5). "Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs is a superbly told story of the men and women of the OSS. They helped write the book on special operations. I was struck by the similarity of the context of their stories to ones I've experienced in different combat situations. This book is a must-read for those in.


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