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Trained to be an OSS Spy

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Published by Xlibris in USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26236186M
ISBN 109781499059830

  Top 10 books about spies The literature of espionage, like its subjects, is often not to be trusted. The New Spymasters, my new book, is . In his newest book, "Trained to be an OSS Spy" (published by Xlibris), he looks back to his training in one of the key intelligence agencies in World War II, his experience in .

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  A spectacular tale of courage, enterprise, and stealth in a forgotten corner of the war against tyranny, I Was Trained to Be a Spy is a worthy addition to a twentieth-century history buff’s library. Reviewed by Gary Presley Janu Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review.4/5. On J , Roosevelt issued an executive order creating the Office of Strategic Services. The COI was dissolved, and Donovan, who had left the army in as a colonel, was commissioned a general—under the new arrangement, the head of the office could not be a civilian. The OSS answered directly to the military Joint Chiefs of Staff.


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Trained to be an OSS Spy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Eye-opening and inspiring, Trained to be an OSS Spy audiobook is a true story of real-life heroes doing extraordinary things in one of the most cataclysmic events in world history. More than a war memoir or an account of historical value, it is a true testament to the indomitable human spirit.

oss books A countless number of books have been written about the Office of Strategic Services during World War II, but few penned by the same hand who lived to tell their stories. Trained to be an OSS Spy, by Helias Doundoulakis, along with the following, are unique to the literary world, for only these books have been written by those who.

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The boy trains to be a spy for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the SOE’s newly formed American intelligence counterpart. While on his undercover mission in Salonica, the boy constantly risks his life, operating a wireless radio in plain view.

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when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon /5(5). Helias Doundoulakis was born in Canton, Ohio, of Greek immigrant parents, in At the age of two, he and his family immigrated to Crete, Greece, and there they lived uneventfully until German paratroopers invaded the island in May of Continue reading to learn more about the author.

Doundoulakis’ (I Was Trained to Be a Spy, Book II,etc.) memoir, co-written with Gafni, tells of his time as a young Greek who fled German-occupied Greece and returned later to face the enemy as an American German forces drove Allied troops out of Greece, Doundoulakis and his brother, George, became a part of the Cretan resistance.

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A former OSS spy looks back to his training in one of the key intelligence agencies in WWII, his experience in espionage, and his remarkable metamorphosis from boy to man, man to soldier, and soldier to spy.

This is the story of Helias Doundoulakis, who became a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during WWII. Get this from a library. Trained to be an OSS spy.

[Helias Doundoulakis; Gabriella Gafni] -- "Imagine the Terror: On a seemingly ordinary day in May,a boy from a tiny village in Crete faces an unexpected threat. the invasion of German troops. I Was Trained to Be a Spy, Book 2.

By: They were enlisted into the US Army, and attached to the OSS, where the author was trained in the Secret Intelligence sector, which included parachute jumping, wireless/Morse code training, commando/defense training, locks/safe-cracking techniques, escape methods, and environment assimilation.

Trained to be an OSS Spy, ; I was Trained to be a Spy – Book II, ; I was Trained to be a Spy, ; Anamnisis (Greek: Αναμνήσεις), ; Filmography. Doundoulakis portrayed himself in the History Canada 2-hr. documentary, "Camp X" and in the Smithsonian Channel 1-hr. documentary, "World War II Spy School." ReferencesBorn: Helias James Doundoulakis, 12 July.

The author also recounts his personal experiences of his escape from Crete through the mountains, the evacuations by an English torpedo boat, his OSS training, the return mission to Greece, and his final return to the United States. Read Excerpt Buy The Book.

I Was Trained To Be A Spy-Book II. Paperback, Hardcover, e-book – Octo From his escape to Egypt, the training at OSS HQ in Cairo, his mission, and to his final discharge from the US Army I Was Trained to Be a Spy is sure to fascinate all who enjoy adventure and the world of espionage.

“My life was a game that had many interesting faces, had been played dangerously, and luckily enough, the winning way.”.

The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was a wartime intelligence agency of the United States during World War II, and a predecessor to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The OSS was formed as an agency of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) to coordinate espionage activities behind enemy lines for all branches of the United States Armed OSS functions included Agency executives: MG William Joseph Donovan.

Camp X was the unofficial name of the secret Special Training School No.a Second World War British paramilitary installation for training covert agents in the methods required for success in clandestine operations. It was located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario between Whitby and Oshawa in Ontario, area is known today as Intrepid Park, after the Built: December 6,   Era Un Espía Americano de la OSS en Salónica Trained to be an OSS Spy — Spanish Edition.

About the Book. Imagínense el horror: Un día de mayo de que no presagiaba nada especial, un chico de un pequeño pueblo de Creta se enfrenta a una amenaza inesperada — la invasión de las tropas alemanas. Corre a ponerse a cubierto — su Pages: In examining OSS training, this article draws on the author’s recent page report to the US National Park Ser-vice on OSS training in the national parks as well as his subsequent research for a forth-coming book on OSS training and service in World War II.

2 The article deals primarily with the two main direct actionFile Size: 2MB. Best Espionage Books (nonfiction) The True Story of the Highest-Ranking CIA Officer Ever Convicted of Espionage and the Son He Trained to Spy for Russia by. Bryan Denson (Goodreads Author) Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book).

Details *. special operations field manual -- strategic services (provisional) subject: special operations field manual -- strategic services (provisional)File Size: 1MB. The OSS (Office of Strategic Services) Was Formed on This Day Jun 13 Book Review: Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who .A spy is a person who secretly collects information about an enemy.

Being a spy during World War II was tough work and everything was secret. Some American spies in World War II worked for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), which later became the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) after World War II.

I Was Trained To Be A Spy by Helias Doundoulakis then went on to become a spy in the OSS. Now, for the first time ever he reveals his experiences with his new book I Was Trained To Be A Spy.