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Wild Bill Donovan / The Spymaster who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage, 2011, 2 October 2019

 Item — Box: 54 Gold, Object: G, Shelf: 5
Identifier: BAL LRC 54 Gold 180


  • 2011
  • 2 October 2019


Language of Materials

English .

Biographical / Historical

Mr. Donovan was taught by the Christian Brothers at St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute, Buffalo, NY, graduating in 1899 [See page 12].

Biographical / Historical

2) "OSS" stands for "Office of Strategic Services," and is the forerunner of today's CIA.

Biographical / Historical

3) Photographs are between pages 180 and 181, and 372 and 373.

Biographical / Historical

A summary of the book is on the dust jacket.

Biographical / Historical

Information about the author is on the dust jacket.


1 Volumes : Hardcover, 467 pages, illustrated with photographs, between pages 180-181 and 372-373, index. In original dust jacket.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by Brother Joseph Grabenstein in 2012.

Materials Specific Details

Hardcover, 467 pages, illustrated with photographs, index. In original dust jacket.

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  • United States--Office of Strategic Services--Espionage--Founder Subject Source: Local sources

Repository Details

Part of the The De La Salle Christian Brothers Archives of the Baltimore District Repository

1900 West Olney Avenue (Box 831)
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19119- United States