The Brenner assignment : the untold story of the most daring spy mission of World War II /

Describes the true story of a small team of American spies who parachuted into Italy with plans to destroy a segment of the Brenner Pass in order to halt supplies coming in from Germany during World War II.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator:O'Donnell, Patrick K., 1969-
Imprint:[Cambridge, MA] : Da Capo, c2008.
Description:xvii, 286 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:United States. -- Office of Strategic Services -- History.
Geheime Staatspolizei
United States. -- Office of Strategic Services.
World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- Italy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Italy.
Weltkrieg <1939-1945>)
Geheimdienst
Spionage
Commando troops.
Underground movements, War.
Brenner Pass (Austria and Italy) -- History, Military -- 20th century.
USA
Südtirol
Europe -- Brenner Pass.
Italy.
History.
Military history.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7469340
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ISBN:9780306815775
030681577X
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-272) and index.
Summary:Describes the true story of a small team of American spies who parachuted into Italy with plans to destroy a segment of the Brenner Pass in order to halt supplies coming in from Germany during World War II.