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Was the Central Intelligence Agency solely an American accomplishment, the work of Colonel William J. ( Wild Bill . The book disappoints me. Nobody really knows much about what Donovan and Stephenson were doing in 1940

Was the Central Intelligence Agency solely an American accomplishment, the work of Colonel William J. ( Wild Bill ) Donovan. Nobody really knows much about what Donovan and Stephenson were doing in 1940. I am confused about what Stephenson was doing in the United Statees.

Wild Bill and Intrepid book. Always admired Stephenson since he was Canadian (as am I). Donovan along with Stephenson and their peers' brains I would have been the girl with the long stick pushing a battleship an inch to the right (with someone giving me the info) in the war room.

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The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officially began with the National Security Act of 1947. Troy interviewed such key players as William J. "Wild Bill" Donovan and William S. Stephenson-the legendary "Intrepid. The story behind the development of a national intelligence organization began a decade before, as related in Thomas F. Troy's Wild Bill and Intrepid. Stephenson's role in establishing an American intelligence organization comes under much scrutiny, especially his ties with Britain's Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), starting in 1939.

Donovan and the CIA a history of the establishment of the Central Intelligence Agency. The doings of Donovan, in and out of hospital. American Airmen In Britain During The Second World War. Over two million American servicemen passed through Britain during the Second World War. In 1944, at the height of activity, up to half a million were based there with the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). Their job was to man and maintain the vast fleets of aircraft needed to attack German cities and industry.

The origins of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) lay in the dark early days of. .

The origins of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) lay in the dark early days of World War II in Europe. Employing a new, highly mobile form of warfare called Blitzkrieg ( lightning war ), Nazi Germany had quickly and brutally conquered Poland in 1939, then Denmark, Norway, Belgium, the Netherlands, and finally France by the middle of 1940. As a young man, Donovan had acquired the nickname "Wild Bill, but in 1940, at age 57, however, he seemed anything but wild. Donovan had some National Guard and other military training and service but no combat experience until World War I, when he became one of the most decorated heroes of the war.

Wild Bill and Intrepid: Donovan, Stephenson, and the Origin of CIA. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996. Turner, Stansfield, Secrecy and Democracy: The CIA in Transition. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1985.

Bibliographic Details. Publisher: Yale University Press. Publication Date: 1996. In this gripping book, a former Central Intelligence Agency staff officer unveils the true story of the birth of CIA, arguing that the role of the British in the CIA& formation was much more important than has been believed.

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