Wild Bill Donovan - The Last Hero
Wild Bill Donovan - The Last Hero
Brown, Anthony Cave
William Joseph Donovan (1883-1959) was an American soldier, lawyer, intelligence officer and diplomat, best known for serving as the head of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency, during World War II. He is regarded as the founding father of the CIA, and a statue of him stands in the lobby of the CIA headquarters building in Langley, Virginia. A decorated veteran of World War I, Donovan is the only person to have received all four of the United States' highest awards: The Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Distinguished Service Medal, and the National Security Medal. This is Donovan's biography put together with exclusive access to all of his personal and secret papers, and also drawing on the diaries of his wife Ruth. A remarkable and definitive biography...
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