A Man Called Intrepid: The Secret War 1939-45 William Stevenson

ISBN: 9780333193778

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A Man Called Intrepid: The Secret War 1939-45  by  William Stevenson

A Man Called Intrepid: The Secret War 1939-45 by William Stevenson
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He masterminded the international intelligence network that halted the Nazi juggernaut. Sir Wm Stephenson, the man called Intrepid, & his activities are this books subject. Because he sought anonymity, held no military rank & wore no uniformMoreHe masterminded the international intelligence network that halted the Nazi juggernaut.

Sir Wm Stephenson, the man called Intrepid, & his activities are this books subject. Because he sought anonymity, held no military rank & wore no uniform after 1918, he never publicly displayed the decorations & medals awarded him. He holds the (UK) Military Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, 14-15 Star, General Service Medal, WWI Victory Medal, Badge of Knighthood- (French) Commander of the Legion of Honor, (Belgian) Croix de Guerre with Palms- (USA) Presidential Medal for Merit--the 1st non-American to receive it.Stevenson, no relative of Sir William despite the similarity of their names, is a Canadian, tho born in England.

Hes a journalist, having been a foreign correspondent & bureau chief for British & Canadian papers. Hes been a tv writer & producer & author of seven previous books. His most recent journalistic achievement was 90 Minutes at Entebbe, the account of Israels rescue mission. He was a naval flyer during WWII & met Sir William on special assignment to intelligence. Theyve remained friends ever since. Sir William entrusted his files to Stevenson with authority & discretion to write this selective narrative.



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