Prepared for any situation from averting interrogation through suicide to derailing a train with nothing but an overcoat—and supplied with such useful items as expertly forged documents, exploding rats, and invisible ink—the men and women of the O.S.S. and the S.O.E. were sent behind enemy lines to cause mayhem, often alone, with an average life expectancy of six weeks. These are their stories in their own words.
About Russell Miller
Russell Miller is an award-winning journalist and author. He was voted Writer of the Year by the British Magazine Editors and won four press awards while working for the Sunday Times magazine. His works include Behind the Lines, Magnum, The House of Getty, and Bunny: The… More about Russell Miller