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My Charger's Name Was Pegasus: The World War 2 Memoir of a Cavalryman Turned Intelligence Agent

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Merriam Press World War II Memoir No. 3. First eBook Edition, 2015. Before the war Charlie was a member of a National Guard cavalry unit. In 1942 he enlisted at Fort Riley, where they were still training horse units. Two years later Charlie was recruited by the OSS. After training, Charlie shipped out in July 1944 for England. After training as a spy, in late 1944 he went to France in an OSS section attached to Seventh Army. The last half of the book details his experiences recruiting locals as agents to perform intelligence missions, often going behind German lines. During one such mission, things go wrong and Charlie's actions result in his receiving a Silver Star. He was among those who went into Dachau after the camp was liberated. Charlie's job was to locate certain individuals among the prisoners who had been recruited by the OSS as spies and had fallen into enemy hands, and to get them back. Charlie's memoir covers two topics—cavalry and the OSS—that have seen... More > little coverage in WW2 memoirs. 13 photos.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781576384374
Edition
First Edition
Published
October 21, 2015
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
1.87 MB

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