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Classical Spies: American Archaeologists with the OSS in World War II Greece

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“Classical Spies will be a lasting contribution to the discipline and will stimulate further research. Susan Heuck Allen presents to a wide readership a topic of interest that is important and has been neglected.”
—William M. Calder III, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Classical Spies is the first insiders’ account of the operations of the American intelligence serv
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Hardcover, 448 pages
Published October 5th 2011 by University of Michigan Press
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Trina
Dec 13, 2016 Trina rated it it was ok
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Really wanted to give this ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ since my great-uncle Rodney is the star of it. A classical archeologist - or so we always thought! - Rodney Young leads the secret intelligence service in WWII out of the Cairo office. This is when the Allies thought a huge German invasion was coming down through Greece. Too bad it turned out to be Italy. He'd be been hero of the hour! As it is, he and the other American archeologists-turned-spies remain lesser known scholarly figures despite the author's efforts ...more
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The book rates 4 stars for the extremely detailed and thorough research done to write it. Not an exciting read by any means, more like an academic treatise. With copious references and footnotes the book gives an almost day-by-day account of the OSS activities in Greece during the last few years of WW II. Scholars of the topic will find this an invaluable source of information, especially as it is readable and an interesting story.
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