Piercing the Reich: the penetration of Nazi Germany by American secret agents during World War II

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Viking Press, Jan 1, 1979 - History - 376 pages
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When the Western Allies were stymied at the borders of Nazi Germany in the fall of 1944, the Office of Strategic Services, the wartime ancestor of the CIA, infiltrated the virtually impregnable Reich with more than two hundred agents

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User Review  - Lananorris - Goodreads

First saw this as a documentary on the Military Channel and was completely fascinated. It sent me to the library for the book which is a much more daunting project. The first 3-4 chapters which ... Read full review

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User Review  - Missie - Goodreads

I like the subject of WWII secret agents getting into Germany and helping with the war effort but I found the organization of the book difficult. With so many people to follow I think taking one ... Read full review

Contents

THE MANUFACTURE OF ILLUSION
17
BURGLARS WITH MORALS
35
A DENTIST WITH A MISSION
117
Copyright

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About the author (1979)

Was a contributing writer for Colin Powell's My American Journey. He also wrote Piercing the Reich, which is about the penetration of Nazi Germany by American Agents, and Nuremburg, which was made into a major television docudrama.

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