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The Double Agents

A Men at War Novel

by W.E.B. Griffin, William E. Butterworth IV

The Double Agents
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  • Published in USA  Jun 2007
    352 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Critics and fans alike welcomed the return of the Men at War series with The Saboteurs. Now Canidy, Fulmar, and colleagues in the Office of Strategic Services face an even greater task-to convince Hitler and the Axis powers that the invasion of the European continent will take place anywhere but on the beaches of Nazi-occupied France. "Wild Bill" Donovan's men have several tactics in mind, but some of the people they must use are not the most reliable - are, in fact, most likely spying for both sides - so the deceptions require layer upon layer of intrigue, and all it will take is one slip to send the whole thing tumbling down like a house of cards. Are the OSS agents up to it? They certainly think so. And then the body is found floating off the coast of Spain.

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"Some fans may find the prominent role of the real-life celebrities a distraction, but all will enjoy the suspenseful ride." - PW.

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David Niven, Peter Ustinov and Ian Fleming help deceive the dastardly Germans in this, the sixth in the series.

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