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Osprey Publishing presents:

 

OFFICE OF STRATEGIC SERVICES 1942-45

The World War II Origins of the CIA

 

Written by Eugene Liptak

Illustrated by Richard Hook

 

http://www.ospreypublishing.com/store/Offi...5_9781846034633

 

The first concise history of the OSS fully illustrated with 40 photographs and eight pages of color plates.

 

Available this August wherever Osprey books are sold.

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Looks good. I'm an Osprey fan, although I hate their new website. Sometimes improvements ain't all that.


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Unfortunately for a while now most new Osprey books have been let down by their illustrations.

 

I have become a little fed up with this, so much so that I have elected not to buy a number of titles that I was looking forward to seeing, such as "The Poilu".

I did buy the "Bay of Pigs" but was also disappointed with the illustrations.

 

Don't get me wrong Osprey has a few good illustrators such as Mike Chappell, Ron Volstad and Martin Brayley.

However with the increased numbers of books being published, the 3 aforementioned illustrators are being supplemented by a number of lesser illustrators.


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Remembering the service of:
9095 Pte Alfred Fredrick NEWLAND, 7th Field Ambulance, 2 Division, AIF. WIA 16/11/16 France.
436 Private Albert McCANN, B Company 8th Battalion AIF. Enlisted 26/8/14. Killed in Action 17/6/15 Gallipoli.
VX24056 Gunner George Edward McCANN, 2/3 Composite Anti Aircraft Regiment. Enlisted 7/6/40. Discharged 3/8/44. Served in Australia and New Guinea.



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With Osprey, you get what you pay for. I understand that the bibliography is interesting.

 

I'll wait for Les Hughes' OSS book, thank you.


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