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Best Books By Ex-Spies

My essay from the Wall Street Journal. A Spy in Rome By Peter Tompkins (1962) 1. Peter Tompkins served in the Office of Strategic Services in Nazi-occupied Rome in early 1944. “Wild Bill” Donovan, the head of the OSS (the predecessor to the CIA), had recruited the brilliant, eccentric Tompkins, at the time a New…

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