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|Named Person:||William J Donovan; William J Donovan; William J Donovan|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Douglas C Waller
|Description:||x, 466 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part one: prelude --
Part two: war --
Part three: Aftermath.
"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."--Page 2 of cover.
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- 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.
- Donovan, William J.
- United States. -- Office of Strategic Services.
- Intelligence officers.
- Secret service.
- United States.