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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
SMP Manual of Self Defence By Shanghai Municipal Police
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With input we believe from the famed William Ewart Fairbairn this is the self defence manual of the Shanghai Municipal Police. W.E. Fairbairn wrote the classic texts "Get Tough!",... More > "Hands Off!", "Defendu", "Scientific Self Defence" and "Shooting to Live with the One-Hand Gun". He was active during WW2, teaching the British Home Guard, the SOE and the American OSS. A true pioneer in the world of self defence and combatives.< Less
The Poet in the Code Room By John Kimmey
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Merriam Press World War 2 Fiction. A war and spy novel as well as a mystery, this is the story of a poet recruited in the spring of 1943 to write poetry for coding and decoding messages in the OSS.... More > Jake Finny, a college senior in the reserves, finds himself dealing with a series of unexplained deaths in the Message Center. As he moves from Washington to Algiers to Italy, fearing for his life. He goes AWOL and seeks those committing these crimes, aided by the Italian girl his friend wanted to marry. As the pressure on him intensifies, he is haunted by the head of Counterintelligence, a famous poet whom he can’t determine whether he is sympathetic to him or thinks he is implicated in these deaths. He has talked to him about the connection between poetry and counterintelligence and only later realizes to his sorrow what an important part the man has played in his life. The novel is not only about Jake and his situation but also about the workings of OSS and the conditions in Italy during the war.< Less
The Poet in the Code Room By John Kimmey
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Merriam Press World War 2 Fiction. A war and spy novel as well as a mystery, this is the story of a poet recruited in the spring of 1943 to write poetry for coding and decoding messages in the OSS.... More > Jake Finny, a college senior in the reserves, finds himself dealing with a series of unexplained deaths in the Message Center. As he moves from Washington to Algiers to Italy, fearing for his life. He goes AWOL and seeks those committing these crimes, aided by the Italian girl his friend wanted to marry. As the pressure on him intensifies, he is haunted by the head of Counterintelligence, a famous poet whom he can’t determine whether he is sympathetic to him or thinks he is implicated in these deaths. He has talked to him about the connection between poetry and counterintelligence and only later realizes to his sorrow what an important part the man has played in his life. The novel is not only about Jake and his situation but also about the workings of OSS and the conditions in Italy during the war.< Less
The Letter By John Vost
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A thrilling tale of theft, murder and kidnap set mainly in the Western Highlands of Scotland, the Fens and Tangiers. An old military gentleman dies when his Renoir painting is stolen - is there a... More > connection between the death and the theft? The painting is to be used as ransom and is pursued after a sting goes wrong. It's trailed to the Fens but goes missing again, maybe it's in Tangiers where a beautiful young girl is kidnapped and used as part of the ransom. Almost a travelogue this book depicts the Highlands in all their rugged beauty.< Less
The Tempsford Academy By Bernard O'Connor
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After the attack on Pearl Harbour the US joined the war and President Roosevelt allocated a USAAF Squadron to help the RAF in supplying the resistance in occupied Europe. Known as the 'Carpetbagges',... More > this squadron had to spend a month at RAF Tempsford in Bedfordshire UK (Churchill's MOST SECRET Airfield) learning how to fly without lights during the moon period to parachute supplies and secret agents behind enemy lines. This book details the origins of William Donovan's Office of Strategic Services and their work in Britain as well as providing accounts of their missions and the experiences of the Carpetbaggers at what they called 'The Tempsford Academy'.< Less
The Women of RAF Tempsford: Churchill's Most Secret Airfield By Bernard O'Connor
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The Women of RAF Tempsford describes the roles played directly and indirectly by women and girls associated with the UK’s TOP SECRET airfield, including the catering staff, WAAF, FANY, the... More > locals and almost sixty female secret agents flown out on important missions into occupied Europe.< Less
Code Name Hammer By Irven Hammerman
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There is a part of World War II that, to the best of my knowledge, has not been told. My assignment was to be the elimination of certain German SS and Gestapo officers, as well as other people... More > designated by General Donovan, General Smith or their adjutants. I was told that the men I would be eliminating were instrumental in the torture and elimination of the Jews in Europe.< Less
Knös, Jätten By Eric Basir
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Detta är en omarbetad klassisk folksaga, där vi ser Knös fumla sig fram, men bli den kungen kommer till vid behov av en hand. Vi följer hans jakt på ett hem, och lär... More > oss att empati och tolerans hjälper oss att hjälpa varann. Knös lär oss att perfektion inte finns nånstans, misstag kan pågå utan att de gör oss små och att man tar hand om varann genom total acceptans.< Less
The Erotic Adventures of American Glory Book Four By Vinson Stalwart
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The exciting adventures of Glory Mounds continue in this latest installment of the series. Working as an undercover OSS agent in World War II, Glory is sent on her most dangerous mission yet; kill... More > Field Marshall Erwin Rommel! The wily German General is known as the Desert Fox, and has to be stopped. Since no male agent stands a chance of getting near the General, the Allies come up with an audacious plan for Glory to do the job. The story unfolds in North Africa, and Glory is tested like never before. As were previous installments, this book contains graphic violence and sexual situations, and is intended for adults only.< Less

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