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The Scavengers of Graveny Marsh By L.W. Hewitt
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The stables stood since Elizabethan times on the grounds of Castle Whitstable in Kent. There was a time when the trumpets of war sounded the stables’ grooms fitted the castle mounts for battle.... More > That was before the Great War. Before machine guns, mustard gas, and aeroplanes. It was a glorious time, at least in the myths woven to disguise the blood and screams of men and horses dying in battle. This new war - with its machines and radios - had little use for the stone stables. Officers no longer rode their mounts into battle, swords held high. The Remount Service no longer scavenged the countryside for horses, leaving the peasants to plow the fields with only the sweat of their backs. For the first time in centuries there was a war, and quiet in the stables of Castle Whitstable. Until the Americans arrived.< Less
An American Unsung: Based On Actual Events In the Life of My Friend, Dayton Edie, American Hero By Harold Ray Finley, Jr. & Carol Greer
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Merriam Press World War 2 Biography Series. Dayton Edie was my good friend and a bona fide American hero. He seldom spoke of his own combat from fighting in World War II and the Korean War, and on... More > those rare occasions that he did, I listened intently. Although his own actions rarely came up, now and then he would discuss historic events and famous people encountered during his lifetime, and this story is as Dayton told it. Some of Dayton’s experiences occurred when he was an operative for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and the Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC), covert branches of the US government. The stories you find here about those covert activities are based on vague narratives and hedged comments from Dayton, combined with the results of years of in-depth research. Read, and decide for yourself if he doesn’t deserve to be remembered for his courage under fire, his leadership, his strength, and ultimately his kindness, since history has all but forgotten Dayton Edie. 110 photos/ill./documents.< Less
An American Unsung: Based on Actual Events In the Life of My Friend, Dayton Edie, American Hero By Harold Ray Finley, Jr. & Carol Greer
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Merriam Press World War 2 Biography Series. Dayton Edie was my good friend and a bona fide American hero. He seldom spoke of his own combat from fighting in World War II and the Korean War, and on... More > those rare occasions that he did, I listened intently. Although his own actions rarely came up, now and then he would discuss historic events and famous people encountered during his lifetime, and this story is as Dayton told it. Some of Dayton’s experiences occurred when he was an operative for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and the Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC), covert branches of the US government. The stories you find here about those covert activities are based on vague narratives and hedged comments from Dayton, combined with the results of years of in-depth research. Read, and decide for yourself if he doesn’t deserve to be remembered for his courage under fire, his leadership, his strength, and ultimately his kindness, since history has all but forgotten Dayton Edie. 110 photos/ill./documents.< Less
Combat Master - Sid Woodcock and Detonics By Allen Chinn
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If I told you that there was a person that was one of the early 1940s OSS (Office of Strategic Services) operatives and later worked under contract for the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency), Atomic... More > Energy Commission, Department of Defense, FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), Secret Service and the Department of Justice; trained at Shaolin during World War II, trained at the Kodokan in Japan after World War II, was a Grandmaster of Chin Na, 8th Degree Black Belt in Shinobi, instructor of units from the U.S. Army Special Forces and U.S. Navy Seal Teams, taught Bruce Lee joint locking techniques; an expert in firearms and explosives, and a watch maker you would think I was crazy or a liar. Sid was all of these things and more. This book is my memoir of my friend Sid Woodcock and Detonics the gun company he made famous. Sid's background insured that the Detonics Combat Master was a pistol fit for impossible missions. Sid and the pistol that he made famous were indeed Combat Masters.< Less
The Art of Wrestling By George de Relwyskow
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An excellent wrestling book by a WW2 unarmed combat instructor and ex British champion wrestler. George de RELWYSKOW taught unarmed combat to the SOE in the UK and at STS-103 (the famous Camp-X) in... More > Canada. He was an Olympic (1908) wrestling champion and an Aldershot based Army Instructor with the Physical Training Corps in WW1.< Less
My Charger's Name Was Pegasus: The World War 2 Memoir of a Cavalryman Turned Intelligence Agent By Charles von Bernuth
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. 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... More > 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 little coverage in WW2 memoirs. 13 photos.< Less
RSA By Fabio D'Antoni
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La storia di un operatore socio sanitario alle prese con i rapporti tra colleghi che spesso cambiano e creano disagi, all'interno di una struttura che svelerà i suoi misteri.
RSA By Fabio D'Antoni
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La storia di un operatore socio sanitario alle prese con i rapporti tra colleghi che spesso cambiano e creano disagi, all'interno di una struttura che svelerà i suoi misteri.
Sabotage Field Manual By Office of Strategic Services
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Sabotage field manual by the OSS for carrying out sabotage against the Nazis in WW2.
Operation 'Werwolf': The Mission to Assassinate Roosevelt In the Waning Days of World War I I Engineered By Hitler and Goebbels By Leon Smith
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Merriam Press Historical Fiction HF2 (Fifth Edition, 2014). This is a fictionalized account, based on factual information supplied to the author by a former member of the OSS, of a mission which was... More > engineered by Hitler and Goebbels to assassinate Roosevelt in the waning days of the war. From the introduction of the various characters on both sides of the Atlantic, to the planning of the operation, to its final conclusion, a fascinating "what-if" of World War II. Many of the incidents described in this book were related to the author by a former member of the OSS (Office of Strategic Services)—now the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency)—who served that organization honorably throughout World War II.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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