Roosevelt's secret war: FDR and World War II espionage [1st ed] 9781588361240, 1588361241

"Despite all that has already been written on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joseph Persico has uncovered a hitherto ov

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Roosevelt's secret war: FDR and World War II espionage [1st ed]
 9781588361240, 1588361241

Table of contents :
1. Gentleman amateurs --
2. Spies, saboteurs, and traitors --
3. Strange bedfellows --
4. Spymaster in the Oval Office --
5. The defeatist and the defiant --
6. "There is no U.S. Secret Intelligence Service" --
7. Spies versus ciphers --
8. Donovan enters the game --
9. "Our objective is to get America into the war" --
10. Catastrophe or conspiracy --
11. Secrets of the Map Room --
12. Intramural spy wars --
13. Premier secret of the war --
14. Enter the OSS --
15. "We are striking back" --
16. An exchange : an invasion for a bomb --
17. Leakage from the top --
18. Distrusting Allies --
19. Deceivers and the deceived --
20. The White House is penetrated --
21. If overlord fails --
22. Cracks in the Reich --
23. A secret unshared --
24. "Take a look at the OSS" --
25. Sympathizers and spies --
26. A leaky vessel --
27. Who knew and when --
28. "Stalin has been deceiving me all along" --
29. "The following are the latest casualties --
30. Aftermath.

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