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Oss: The Secret History Of America's First Central Intelligence Agency by  R. HARRIS SMITH - Hardcover - from Ad Infinitum Books and Biblio.com

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Oss: The Secret History Of America's First Central Intelligence Agency

by SMITH, R. HARRIS

Condition: Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Some tears in dustjacket


University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles: 1972. Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Some tears in dustjacket. In this book read about the involvement of the man who was later to become Pope Paul VI in an espionage network in Tokyo in 1943; the British plot to overthrow the Franco government of Spain in 1942; General Donovan's secret directive ordering OSS espionage against the Russians long before the end of World War II; and many similar clandestine operations never before described in detail. Conceived in the military crisis of World War II, The U. S. Office of Strategic Services was America's first central intelligence agency. The author has tracked down virtually all the available documents and other sources pertaining to the then still-secret OSS operations in Europe and Asia. Includes an Index. ISBN: 0520020235.
  • Bookseller: Ad Infinitum Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 62228X1
  • Title: Oss: The Secret History Of America's First Central Intelligence Agency
  • Author: SMITH, R. HARRIS
  • Book condition: Used - Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Some tears in dustjacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0520020235
  • ISBN 13: 9780520020238
  • Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles: 1972
  • Place: Berkeley
  • This edition first published: 1972
  • Pages: 458 pages
  • Keywords: (Key Words: OSS, Spies, Intelligence Agencies, R. Harris Smith, Pope Paul VI, Tokyo, 1943, Francisco Franco, Spain, 1942, General William Wild Bill Donovan, Russian, Soviet Union, World War II, World War Two, United States Office of Strategic Services, Y
  • Bookseller catalogs: ESPIONAGE;
  • Subjects: TRUE CRIME / Espionage;


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