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Author Waller, Douglas C.
Title Wild Bill Donovan : the spymaster who created the OSS and modern American espionage / Douglas Waller.
Published New York : Free Press, 2011.
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 Floor3  JK468.I6 D638 2011    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Description x, 466 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part one: prelude -- Part two: war -- Part three: Aftermath.
Summary "A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, 'Wild Bill' Donovan was director of the Office of Strategic Services (the country's first national intelligence agency) and the father of today's CIA. Donovan introduced the nation to the dark arts of covert warfare on a scale it had never seen before."--from cover p. [2].
Subject Donovan, William J. (William Joseph), 1883-1959.
Intelligence officers -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Office of Strategic Services -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service.
ISBN 1416567445
9781416567448 (hc)
9781416568056 (ebk.)
OCLC number 642624897