Office of Strategic Services 1942Â?45

Office of Strategic Services 1942Â?45

The Office of Strategic Services, the forerunner of the CIA, was founded in 1942 by William 'Wild Bill' Donovan under the direction of President Roosevelt. Agents were enlisted from both the armed services and civilians to produce operational groups specialising in different foreign areas including Italy, Norway, Yugoslavia and China. In 1944 the number of men and women working in the service totalled nearly 13,500. This intriguing story of the origins and development… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (February 20, 2013)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 64 pages

Language: English


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