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Alliance of enemies : the untold story of the secret American and German collaboration to end World War II

Author: Agostino Von Hassell; Sigrid von Hoyningen-Huene MacRae; Simone Ameskamp
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Alliance of enemies tells the history of the secret World War II relationship between Nazi Germany's espionage service, the Abwehr, and the American OSS, predecessor of the CIA.

The actors in this great, as-yet-untold story were often at odds with their respective governments.

Working in the face of competing ideologies and at great personal risk, these unorthodox collaborators struggled to bring about an early peace."--Jacket.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Agostino Von Hassell; Sigrid von Hoyningen-Huene MacRae; Simone Ameskamp
ISBN: 0312323697 9780312323691
OCLC Number: 70046141
Description: xxi, 391 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1918-1936: overtures to war --
1933-1939: the other Germany --
1933-1941: a reluctant ally, reluctant generals --
1939-1941: fluid neutralities --
1941-1942: responding to Hitler --
1943: a watershed --
1944: The crucible --
1944: ideologies, antagonisms, profits --
1944-1945: armageddon and beyond --
1945: Realpolitik: from crusade to deal.
Responsibility: Agostino von Hassell and Sigrid MacRae, with Simone Ameskamp.
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Presents the history of the relationship between Nazi Germany's espionage service, the Abwehr, and the American CIA's predecessor, the OSS. This book provides revelations, such as: FDR's astounding  Read more...

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Praise for "Alliance of Enemies" "This is a landmark book that will revolutionize our thinking about many aspects of the war with Hitler's Germany."--Thomas Fleming, author of "The New Dealers' War: Read more...

 
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