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Piercing the Reich : the penetration of Nazi Germany by American secret agents during World War II

Author: Joseph E Persico; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1979.
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The story of the O.S.S. penetration of Germany to capture Hitler during World War II. Covers previously hidden details of daring OSS heroes who penetrated the heart of history's most ferocious police state.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Persico, Joseph E.
Piercing the Reich.
New York : Viking Press, 1979
(OCoLC)557990860
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph E Persico; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0670554901 9780670554904 9780760702420 076070242X
OCLC Number: 4195075
Description: viii, 376 pages, [9] leaves of plates : illustrations, map (on lining papers) ; 25 cm
Contents: The delayed decision --
The manufacture of illusion --
Burglars with morals --
Back door to the Reich --
The invisible invasion --
The birth of Sergeant Steinhauser --
"I swear allegiance to Adolf Hitler" --
A dentist with a mission --
A spy's fate --
The courtship of Joan-Eleanor --
Belgian roulette --
Armistice with the air force --
The Jew who dared return --
"Take it avay, New York" --
Donovan's Red Army --
An American in the Holocaust --
The spy who saved a city --
Final acts --
Debriefing.
Responsibility: Joseph E. Persico.

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The story of the O.S.S. penetration of Germany to capture Hitler during World War II. Covers previously hidden details of daring OSS heroes who penetrated the heart of history's most ferocious police state.

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