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Office of Strategic Services 1942-1945: The World War II Origins of the CIA (Osprey Publishing Ltd,

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    WW2 Great Spy Stories - The OSS (Part 1 of 3) (15 Minutes)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbvXlth3kWQ

    WW2 Great Spy Stories - The OSS (Part 2 of 3) (15 Minutes)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVBMb7KzsNk
     
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    WW2 Great Spy Stories - The OSS (Part 3 of 3) (15 Minutes)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8ys3b0F4H8

    WW2: O.S.S. IS in Action (1946) (12 Minutes)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jd2poMikvM4
     
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    Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS & Modern American Espionage (1 Hour and 2 Minutes)

    Library of Congress lecture on "Wild" Bill Donovan by his Biography: Douglas Waller.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oKvWxDoygA
     
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    Undercover: Identity concealment in the field. (One hour film.)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4jyfaA9teg

    Television Documentary on The O.S.S. (Office of Strategic Services) (A good 44 Minute film.)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZShJy6WhDA
     
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    Rebecca-Eureka - OSS Blind Bombing homing in on a portable ground beacon.

    Office of Strategic Services film on the use of the Rebecca-Eureka system.

    Rebecca-Eureka is a simple system designed initially to assist in the delivery of supplies to the Army or Resistance in occupied Europe.
    The system expanded into blind homing and approach aid for aircraft.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7N630nJFzAI
     
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    House of Horrors OSS training at Catoctin (4 Minutes.)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Yp8ZrirsLc
     
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    OSS Final Exam at Catoctin (3 Minutes.)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQGfWllyGZg
     
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    Gutter Fighting training by OSS at Catoctin (4 Minutes.)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkvHoOH9I3w
     
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    WW2: O.S.S. Mission to Giessen (1944) (7 Minutes.)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVpDdU-UrZA
     
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    Office of Strategic Services film report on a demonstration of "Hobart's Funnies"

    A very good film.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKTP5oBgd50
     
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    Office of Strategic Services training film demonstrates the use of the Iconoscope to determine actual scale and size of objects shown in oblique photographs.

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    WW2 Technology. The predecessor to the mobile telephone.

    OSS Technology Film - Joan and Eleanor (18 Minutes)

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    Secret Agents - Spies Undercover -1942

    Analyzes preparation, arrival, establishment, and "prevalent cover" for secret agents and spies during WW2
    - agents discovered because of inattention to detail, good cover versus bad cover.
    Blending into enemy culture and preparing for sudden departure, how to choose residence and how to avoid suspicion in enemy country.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRtZLuVHY-c
     

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