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Wild Bill Donovan OSS

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  1. Fred Wilson

    Fred Wilson "The" Rogue of Rogues

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    Gen. William J. Donovan, US Office of Strategic Services (OSS)
    https://www.cia.gov/news-information/featured-story-archive/gen.-william-j.-donovan-heads-oss.html
    http://spartacus-educational.com/2WWdonovanW.htm

    Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross,
    The Distinguished Service Medal,
    The National Security Medal.
    Freedom Award of the International Rescue Committee. (Posthumous)
    Member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame.

    The Office of Strategic Services: The Forerunner of Today’s CIA
    https://www.cia.gov/news-information/featured-story-archive/2008-featured-story-archive/office-of-strategic-services.html
     
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    Excellent 2 hour lecture by Douglas Waller, author of "Wild Bill Donovan", presenting a profile of Donovan and a review of some of the OSS's notable Operations.
    1LT Robert Maynard relays his experience serving as an aide to General Donovan

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sg3fQJ2zw4M
     
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