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The Resource Wild Bill Donovan : the spymaster who created the OSS and modern American espionage, Douglas Waller

Wild Bill Donovan : the spymaster who created the OSS and modern American espionage, Douglas Waller

Label
Wild Bill Donovan : the spymaster who created the OSS and modern American espionage
Title
Wild Bill Donovan
Title remainder
the spymaster who created the OSS and modern American espionage
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Waller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, 'Wild Bill' Donovan was director of the Office of Strategic Services (the country's first national intelligence agency) and the father of today's CIA. Donovan introduced the nation to the dark arts of covert warfare on a scale it had never seen before."--from cover p. [2]
Summary
Examines the controversial life of the father of the CIA and the man that many consider to be the father of modern espionage itself
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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385600
Cataloging source
DLC
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Waller, Douglas C
Dewey number
  • 940.54/8673092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK468.I6
LC item number
D638 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Donovan, William J.
  • Donovan, William J
  • United States
  • Intelligence officers
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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the spymaster who created the OSS and modern American espionage
Label
Wild Bill Donovan : the spymaster who created the OSS and modern American espionage, Douglas Waller
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-400) 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
Control code
804266
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Free Press hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 466 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416567448
Lccn
2010024986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781416567448
  • (OCoLC)642624897
Label
Wild Bill Donovan : the spymaster who created the OSS and modern American espionage, Douglas Waller
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-400) 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
Control code
804266
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Free Press hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 466 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416567448
Lccn
2010024986
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781416567448
  • (OCoLC)642624897

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