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Sisterhood of spies : the women of the OSS

Author: Elizabeth P McIntosh
Publisher: Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author "draws on her own experiences and interviews with more than a hundred other OSS women to reveal some of the most tantalizing stories and best-kept secrets of the war in Europe and Asia. ... Along with famous names like Julia Child and Marlene Dietrich, readers will discover such intrepid agents as Amy 'Cynthia' Thorpe, who seduced a Vichy official and stole naval codes from the French embassy."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, American
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McIntosh, Elizabeth P., 1915-
Sisterhood of spies.
Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, c1998
(OCoLC)605347602
Named Person: Elizabeth P McIntosh
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth P McIntosh
ISBN: 1557505985 9781557505989 9781591145141 1591145147
OCLC Number: 38042887
Description: xiv, 282 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue. "Wild Bill" Donovan and the Origins of OSS --
1. Invisible Apron Strings --
2. Code-Room Mata Hari --
3. The Girls of R&A --
4. Coordinating Secret Intelligence --
5. Black Propaganda, Coast to Coast --
6. Operation Sauerkraut --
7. Underground in New York City --
8. London Station --
9. From Royal Suites to Back-Street London --
10. Cover and Documentation --
11. The Limping Lady --
12. The Agent Who Lived Her Cover --
13. Turning a Nazi Agent --
14. Through Enemy Lines --
15. Espionage in the Twilight Zones --
16. Through the Transom into India --
17. Black Mail --
18. Kandy Was Dandy --
19. Over the Hump to China --
Epilogue. Space-Age Spies: Women in CIA.
Responsibility: Elizabeth P. McIntosh.
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The author "draws on her own experiences and interviews with more than a hundred other OSS women to reveal some of the most tantalizing stories and best-kept secrets of the war in Europe and Asia. ... Along with famous names like Julia Child and Marlene Dietrich, readers will discover such intrepid agents as Amy 'Cynthia' Thorpe, who seduced a Vichy official and stole naval codes from the French embassy."--Jacket.

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