Born in the fires of the second world war, or OSS, the Office of Strategic Services, was the brainchild of legendary US Maj. As exciting as any international thriller written by Eric Ambler or Graham Greene, Alsop and Braden’s Sub Rosa is an indispensable addition to the literary history of American espionage and intelligence.
In sub rosa, alsop and braden take readers on a breathtaking journey through the birth and development of the top secret wartime espionage organization and detail many of the extraordinary OSS missions in France, Dakar and Casablanca in North Africa, Germany, and in the jungles of Burma that helped to hasten the end of the Japanese Empire and the fall of Adolf Hitler’s powerful Reich.
Sub Rosa: The O. S. S. and American Espionage #ad - . Paratroopers stewart alsop and thomas braden—both of whom would become important political columnists in postwar years—became part of Wild Bill’s able collection of soldiers, spies, and covert operatives. Sub rosa is an enthralling insider’s history of the remarkable intelligence operation that gave birth to the CIA.
Hitler's Europe Ablaze: Occupation, Resistance, and Rebellion during World War IISkyhorse Publishing #ad - This authoritative and accessible survey, written by a group of the leading experts in the field, factual accounts of the resistance in each region, provides gripping, along with an assessment of its effectiveness and of the Axis reaction to it. Hitler’s europe ablaze offers a panoramic yet detailed view of the make-up, actions, and impact of the various resistance movements in World War II.
While wwii raged across europe, they fought not for fame or glory, but for their families, their friends, their neighbors, and their countries . . . As the allies fought the axis powers inch by bloody inch over Fortress Europa—from Scandinavia down to Greece, and from France all the way to Russia—another war was waged by collections of rag-tag locals who refused to give in to their oppressors: the Resistance.
Hitler's Europe Ablaze: Occupation, Resistance, and Rebellion during World War II #ad - They fought with weapons, will, and a spirit that gave hope to both their countrymen and the impending liberating forces. Their methods took many forms, espionage, from noncooperation to sabotage, and armed opposition.
Hitler's Commando: The Daring Missions of Otto Skorzeny and the Nazi Special ForcesSkyhorse Publishing #ad - He was one of the smartest, toughest, most courageous soldiers to fight in World War II. Dubbed “the most dangerous man in Europe” by the Allies, he was awarded the German Cross in Gold. And when his captured countrymen spread a false rumor that he was planning to assassinate Eisenhower, the Allied leader was confined to his headquarters under guard for protection.
Otto skorzeny was germany’s top commando in the Second World War—and one of the most famous men in the history of special forces. When mussolini was imprisoned in italy in 1943, it was Skorzeny who successfully led the daring glider rescue, winning the Knight’s Cross and receiving a promotion as a result.
Hitler's Commando: The Daring Missions of Otto Skorzeny and the Nazi Special Forces #ad - And he was a Nazi . . . His extraordinary wartime career was one of high risk and adventure that few will ever equal. He took a critical role in the Ardennes offensive with a controversial plan to raise a brigade disguised as Americans with captured Sherman tanks. Here, skorzeny tells the full story of his exploits in this gripping autobiography of “a brave and resourceful man who served an evil cause” New York Journal of Books.
. A hero to all who knew him.
Arnhem: Ten Days in The CauldronAgora Books #ad - Based on first-hand interviews, and diaries, military records, we witness the confusion and mayhem of war – from the horrific and devastating to the surreal and mundane. A really good read. Stuart crawford, uk land defence Journal'a fascinating and satisfying account that contributes to the historical record of an epic and memorable battle.
. In the 75 years since, but the heart of arnhem’s story lies in the selflessness and bravery of those troops that fought, tactics have been analysed and blame has been placed, the courage and resilience of the civilians caught up in confrontation, and the pure determination to fight for their lives and their freedom.
It was a bridge too far and perhaps the whole plan was doomed to failure from the start, but we had to try, 000 airborne soldiers prepare to drop 64 miles behind enemy lines into Nazi-occupied Holland; tens of thousands of ground troops race down Hell’s Highway in tanks and armoured cars, didn’t we?’17 September 1944: 30, trucks and half-tracks to link up with them.
Arnhem: Ten Days in The Cauldron #ad - But, the operation failed and the allied forces suffered a brutal military defeat. This is the story of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary events. In ballantyne’s arnhem, we go into battle with not only the famous commanders in the thick of the action, but also with all those whose fates were determined by their decisions.
Also a fitting tribute to the men who dropped into Arnhem, but never left. Nicholas drummond, uk land power'a breathless read' — Matt, Book Blogger.
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Nazi Fugitive: The True Story of a German on the RunSkyhorse Publishing #ad - Dark, pessimistic, yet profoundly atmospheric in its description of a ruined world Dollmann had watched rise—and fall. Nigel hamilton, author of the FDR at War trilogy “SS staff officer Dollmann . . . Nazi fugitive is a remarkable story of a former enemy turned ally during the early years of the Cold War.
This memoir begins with the surrender of the germans in 1945 and relates how after Dollmann escaped from the British, a Roman Catholic cardinal helped him by allowing him to hide in a home for drug addicts. The author of with hitler and mussolini: memoirs of a Nazi Interpreter—an SS colonel—chronicles going underground at the end of World War II.
Eugen dollmann was a scholar and member of the SS whose connections among Italian society led to a posting as a liaison officer attached to Mussolini during World War II. Casts welcome, if unpleasant, light on the murky underside of an emerging Cold War. Dennis showalter, author of Instrument of War. Reminiscent of postwar films such as The Third Man .
Nazi Fugitive: The True Story of a German on the Run #ad - . . Later, dollmann was provided with false papers by the CIA who enlisted him for the fight against communism. After he was arrested by the italian police, the americans had no alternative but to jail him, and after some months he was transferred to a camp near Frankfurt for “outstanding cases, ” where some of the prominent Nazis were held.
The Memoirs of Field-Marshal KesselringSkyhorse Publishing #ad - In 1941, he was appointed commander-in-Chief South, sharing the direction of the North African campaign with Rommel. Originally a bavarian army officer, he transferred to the Luftwaffe in 1935 and became Hermann Göring’s deputy, commanding air fleets during the invasion of France and the Battle of Britain.
Including kesselring’s account of his trial and imprisonment for war crimes, these memoirs give a full picture of the whole military experience of one of Germany’s great commanders. From one of nazi germany’s most skillful commanders comes one of the great military autobiographies of World War II.
The Memoirs of Field-Marshal Kesselring #ad - In 1945, after the ardennes offensive failed, Kesselring replaced Gerd von Rundstedt as Commander-in-Chief West. In his memoirs, his role in founding of the luftwaffe, his service in World War I, his work in the Reichswehr, Kesselring describes his military training, and all aspects of his command in World War II.
. As commander-in-chief in italy in 1943 to 1944, his brilliant defense of the peninsula became legendary. Field-marshal albert Kesselring was one of Germany’s most capable military strategists.
Freedom Flight: A True Account of the Cold War's Greatest EscapeMorgan James Publishing #ad - Failure would mean certain death. They had no weapons, no map, and no idea whether the plane carried enough fuel to get them there. A riveting account of a daring escape from communist Hungary in a twin-engine plane: “I couldn’t put it down” —San Diego Union-Tribune. And a spectacular escape from tyranny was born .
. . They would have to brave the gun of the security officer on board, the wild maneuvers of the pilot, the Russian MiG fighters in hot pursuit, and a harrowing flight over the stormy Alps, without navigation. On the rainy afternoon of friday, seven desperate young people boarded a twin engine DC-3 in the People’s Republic of Hungary, July 13, 1956, with the intention of diverting it to West Germany.
Resistance: The Warsaw Ghetto UprisingHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - In this riveting, letters, a holocaust scholar and survivor of the battle draws on diaries, authoritative history, underground press reports, and his own personal experience to bring a landmark moment in Jewish history to life—offering “a dramatic and memorable picture of the ghetto” and showing how a vibrant culture shaped the young fighters whose defiance would have far-reaching implications for the Jewish people Library Journal.
. No act of jewish resistance during the Holocaust fired the imagination quite as much as the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of April 1943. It was an event of epic proportions in which a group of relatively unarmed, untrained Jews managed to lead a military revolt against the Nazi war machine. The “exhilarating” definitive account of the 1943 uprising in Poland’s capital, named a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly and the Jewish Observer Los Angeles Times.
Resistance: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising #ad - Superb, moving, richly informative history. Publishers weekly note: some photos and maps contained in the print edition of this book have been excluded from the ebook edition.
Pearl Harbor: Final Judgement: The Shocking True Story of the Military Intelligence Failure at Pearl Harbor and the Fourteen Men Responsible for the DisasterOpen Road Media #ad - He logged more than fifty-five thousand miles and interviewed over one hundred military and civilian personnel, ultimately producing an eight-hundred-page report that brought new evidence to light. Clausen left no stone unturned in his dogged effort to determine who was truly responsible for the disaster at Pearl Harbor.
. This book provides conclusive evidence that shows how the US military missed so many signals and how it could have avoided the events of that fateful day. The results of the initial investigation failed to implicate who was responsible for this intelligence debacle. Over the course of ten months, from November 1944 to September 1945, Clausen led an exhaustive investigation.
Pearl Harbor: Final Judgement: The Shocking True Story of the Military Intelligence Failure at Pearl Harbor and the Fourteen Men Responsible for the Disaster #ad - The next morning, japanese carriers steamed toward Hawaii to launch one of the most devastating surprise attacks in the history of war, proving the admiral disastrously wrong. Pearl harbor: final judgement reveals all of the eye-opening details of Clausen’s investigation and is a damning account of massive intelligence failure.
Immediately, an investigation began into how the American military could have been caught so unaware. Kimmel, commander in chief of the United States Pacific Fleet, assured his staff that the Japanese would not attack Pearl Harbor. To this day, the story surrounding the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor stokes controversy and conspiracy theories.
The authoritative appraisal of why American armed forces met the Japanese attack asleep” The Christian Science Monitor.
The Airmen and the Headhunters: A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War IIMariner Books #ad - A true story of downed b-24s in japanese-occupied Borneo and a native tribe that “makes us—like the airmen—rethink our definitions of civilized and savage” Entertainment Weekly. Would these dayak tribesmen turn the starving airmen over to the hostile japanese occupiers? or would the Dayaks risk vicious reprisals to get the airmen safely home in a desperate game of hide-and-seek? A cinematic survival story featuring a bamboo airstrip built on a rice paddy, a mad British major, and a blowpipe-wielding army that helped destroy one of the last Japanese strongholds, The Airmen and the Headhunters is also a gripping tale of wartime heroism unlike any other you have read.
November 1944: their b-24 bomber shot down on what should have been an easy mission off the Borneo coast, a scattered crew of Army airmen cut themselves loose from their parachutes—only to be met by loincloth-wearing natives silently materializing out of the mountainous jungle.