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This is a very well written and researched book about the beginning of the OSS.
The book is has both too little and too much detail and does a very poor job of setting the background to understand the various missions the OSS took part in.
Waller's biography of Wild Bill Donovan, as the founder of American espionage was good.
Excellent. The writing style was a bit uneven and a little stilted in places, but otherwise the book was well done and is an important contribution to both World War II-era... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jim Sample
Having spent my time in the military with an intelligence group, I found this to be a fascinating read about a very important person in history at a crucial time. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Too dry. Too many characters to keep track of. I was looking for Donovan to be more developed, that is, there is not enough information about Donovan. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sam
The book is not the best written or organized book, but the story is very interesting. Great insight into how ill prepared the USA was at the beginning of the war and how difficult... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michael A. Lorenz
William Joseph Donovan (1883-1959) was a Republican lawyer who created the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the indirect precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency, during the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by C. Griffith