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The Resource Donovan's Devils : OSS commandos behind enemy lines : Europe, World War II, Albert Lulushi

Donovan's Devils : OSS commandos behind enemy lines : Europe, World War II, Albert Lulushi

Label
Donovan's Devils : OSS commandos behind enemy lines : Europe, World War II
Title
Donovan's Devils
Title remainder
OSS commandos behind enemy lines : Europe, World War II
Statement of responsibility
Albert Lulushi
Title variation
Donovans Devils
Title variation remainder
OSS commandos behind enemy lines : Europe, World War II
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals the hidden story of first- and second-generation immigrants recruited to the OSS for duty behind enemy lines across the European continent, where they organized resistance, performed sabotage, and rescued those trapped there
Summary
Based on declassified OSS records, personal collections, and oral histories of participants from both sides of the conflict,Donovan's Devils provides the most comprehensive account to date of the Operational Group activities, including a detailed narrative of the ill-fated Ginny mission, which resulted in the one of the OSS's gravest losses of the war
Writing style
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10469997
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lulushi, Albert
Dewey number
940.54/8673094
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • Donovan, William J.
  • Holohan, William V
  • Donovan, William J.
  • Holohan, William V
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Commando troops
  • Secret service
  • Europe
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
OSS commandos behind enemy lines : Europe, World War II
Label
Donovan's Devils : OSS commandos behind enemy lines : Europe, World War II, Albert Lulushi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Office of Strategic Services -- Irregular warfare in the early years of World War II -- The OSS operational groups -- Special operations in the Western Mediterranean -- Rescuing escaped prisoners of war -- Operations from Corsica -- The ill-fated Ginny Mission -- Operational groups in France -- Americans in Vercors -- Mission Walla Walla in Italy -- Mission Mangosteen-Chrysler -- Rescue missions in the Balkans -- Mission Peedee-Roanoke -- OSS investigations into war crimes -- Swift justice for the Ginny men -- No justice for Major Holohan -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn907190450
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 379 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781628725674
Lccn
2015037691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)907190450
Label
Donovan's Devils : OSS commandos behind enemy lines : Europe, World War II, Albert Lulushi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Office of Strategic Services -- Irregular warfare in the early years of World War II -- The OSS operational groups -- Special operations in the Western Mediterranean -- Rescuing escaped prisoners of war -- Operations from Corsica -- The ill-fated Ginny Mission -- Operational groups in France -- Americans in Vercors -- Mission Walla Walla in Italy -- Mission Mangosteen-Chrysler -- Rescue missions in the Balkans -- Mission Peedee-Roanoke -- OSS investigations into war crimes -- Swift justice for the Ginny men -- No justice for Major Holohan -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn907190450
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 379 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781628725674
Lccn
2015037691
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)907190450

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