From the inside flap of the dust jacket of this 276 page hardcover: "During WW-II, America formed its first formal intelligence agency which came to be known as the Office of Strategic Services or OSS. Led by WW-I Medal of Honor recipient, William Donovan, who was ordered by President Roosevelt to create, train and staff an exceptional group of individuals to carry the war to the enemy on all fronts. A part of the OSS was dedicated to the development and use of a wide range of clandestine and exotic weaponry.
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Book Description Phillips Publications, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 2nd Edition... 276 pages. Completely updated and revised Second Edition. A fascinating book. The OSS or Office Of Strategic Services started during World War II was America's first formal intelligence agency. It became the preeminent intelligence organization in the world. A part of the OSS was dedicated to the development and use of a wide range of clandestine and exotic weaponry. The finest minds from the fields of science and technology worked around the clock to borrow, improve, and invent new devices. This agency was eventually disbanded to become the CIA and Special Forces. The weapons and other devices developed and used by the OSS are thoroughly researched and presented in this volume. Lots of photographs including 35 pages in full color. An excellent study. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # 3457
Book Description Phillips Publications, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11093257243X