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Wild Bill and Intrepid: Donovan, Stephenson, and the Origin of CIA
Was the CIA solely an American accomplishment--the work of "Wild Bill" Donovan--as CIA tradition has held? Or was it, in fact, established through the workings of Bill Stephenson, the legendary "Intrepid" who directed British intelligence in the U.S. during World War II? In this gripping book, a former staff officer and analyst at CIA unveils the truth about the agency's o ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published April 24th 1996 by Yale University Press
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Always admired Stephenson since he was Canadian (as am I). Donovan along with Stephenson and their peers' brains I would have been the girl with the long stick pushing a battleship an inch to the right (with someone giving me the info) in the war room.