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The Secret Warriors: A Men at War Novel (original 1985; edition 1998)

by W. E. B. Griffin

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Title:The Secret Warriors: A Men at War Novel
Authors:W. E. B. Griffin
Info:Putnam Adult (1998), Hardcover, 321 pages
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Book two in the series. It is what it is: A book that seems to be moving at a decent clip, but you reach the end and realize just how little happened. Frankly, while I'm enjoying the series, there's very little that happens, but the things that do happen tend to be of importance to the grand scheme of the war. ( )
  cargocontainer | Oct 13, 2011 |
Sets the stage for a series of books under this topic. Since I had read other books in this series, this helped me a lot in understanding the following books.
As usual, Griffin paints his characters well. Some are plausible, some are somewhat imploausible and some are downright crazy; and yet the story always moves along at a brisk pace. ( )
  DeaconBernie | Nov 7, 2009 |
Great book ( )
  rzornow | Sep 14, 2006 |
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For Lieutenant Aaron Bank, Infantry, AUS, Detailed OSS (Later, Colonel, Special Forces)
And Lieutenant William E. Colby, Infantry, AUS, Detailed OSS (Later, Ambassador and Director, CIA)
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Although there were four passengers aboard the U.S. Navy PBY-5 from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, most of the plane's cargo weight was mailbags - regular mail from the fleet, official mail from various Army and Navy headquarters all over the Pacific, some from even as far away as Australia.
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Washington D.C., 1942. With the help of Charles A. Lindbergh, ace OSS pilot Richard Canidy sets up an air maneuver that will drop agents into the Belgian Congo to smuggle out uranium ore essential to the arms race. But this time, Canidy is not in the saddle; he's the backup pilot. And though he's not used to waiting for something to go wrong, he knows that it will...

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During World War II, the Office of Strategic Services under "Wild Bill" Donovan and FDR becomes involved in military and covert operations in London, the Belgian Congo, and Morocco.

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