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Roosevelt's secret war : FDR and World War II espionage

Author: Joseph E Persico
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Despite all that has already been written on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joseph Persico has uncovered a hitherto overlooked dimension of FDR's wartime leadership: his involvement in intelligence and espionage operations." "Roosevelt's Secret War also describes how much FDR had been told - before the Holocaust - about the coming fate of Europe's Jews. And Persico also provides a definitive answer to the perennial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Persico, Joseph E.
Roosevelt's secret war.
New York : Random House, 2001
(OCoLC)654016549
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph E Persico
ISBN: 0375502467 9780375502460 0375761268 9780375761263
OCLC Number: 45835550
Description: xxiv, 564 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Gentleman amateurs --
2. Spies, saboteurs, and traitors --
3. Strange bedfellows --
4. Spymaster in the Oval Office --
5. The defeatist and the defiant --
6. "There is no U.S. Secret Intelligence Service" --
7. Spies versus ciphers --
8. Donovan enters the game --
9. "Our objective is to get America into the war" --
10. Catastrophe or conspiracy --
11. Secrets of the Map Room --
12. Intramural spy wars --
13. Premier secret of the war --
14. Enter the OSS --
15. "We are striking back" --
16. An exchange : an invasion for a bomb --
17. Leakage from the top --
18. Distrusting Allies --
19. Deceivers and the deceived --
20. The White House is penetrated --
21. If overlord fails --
22. Cracks in the Reich --
23. A secret unshared --
24. "Take a look at the OSS" --
25. Sympathizers and spies --
26. A leaky vessel --
27. Who knew and when --
28. "Stalin has been deceiving me all along" --
29. "The following are the latest casualties --
30. Aftermath.
Responsibility: Joseph E. Persico.
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"Despite all that has already been written on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joseph Persico has uncovered a hitherto overlooked dimension of FDR's wartime leadership: his involvement in intelligence and espionage operations." "Roosevelt's Secret War also describes how much FDR had been told - before the Holocaust - about the coming fate of Europe's Jews. And Persico also provides a definitive answer to the perennial question: Did FDR know in advance about the attack on Pearl Harbor?"--Jacket.

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