Ritchie Boy secrets

how a force of immigrants and refugees helped win World War II
Beverley Driver Eddy
Book - 2021

"This is the story of the 15,000 immigrants and refugees who used their native language skills and knowledge of their home countries to help America to victory in World War II. Beverley Driver Eddy tells their story thoroughly and colorfully, drawing heavily on interviews with surviving Ritchie Boys"--

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Eddy, Beverley D. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Guilford, Connecticut : Stackpole Books, [2021]
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505 0 |a Preface / by Guy Stern -- Building Camp Ritchie -- The First Class -- The Men Assigned to the Camp -- The Composite School Unit -- Interrogation of Prisoners of War -- Aerial Intelligence and Photo Interpretation -- Order of Battle (and MIRS) -- Field Maneuvers and Close Combat Training -- Instructional Units -- The Camp Ritchie WACs -- Interactions with Civilians -- The First Mobile Radio Broadcasting Company -- The Counter Intelligence Corps and the Office of Strategic Services -- Camp Sharpe -- The Nisei (PACMIRS and MITUs) -- The German "Hillbillies" (and the GMDC) -- Ritchie Boys in Europe -- Ritchie Boys in the Pacific -- Postwar Activities in Europe. 
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