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William Stephenson is a Canadian who first began his military career with the Royal Canadian Engineers in World War 1. A mustard gas attack weakened Stephensons' lungs, but his desire to continue to serve saw him become a member of the Royal Flying Corps.
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As World War 2 loomed, the highly intelligent and well-connected Stephenson, along with American William Donovan, would found a spy network that would work to stall the Nazi war machine. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Winston Churchill are among those world leaders who would work in confidence with Stephenson and benefit from his work.

Thsi book describes the infamous 'Camp X' spy training center in Ontario Canada; countless tales of assassinations, clandestine activities, guerrilla armies, resistance support, and suicide missions.

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Plot & Themes

War/Cloak & Dagger story?    -   Spying for secrets War/Spying    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1900+ Which war?    -   World War II

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   Canadian


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   10 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   Germany The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada Century:    -   1930's-1950's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   thoughtful Graphic sex in book?    -   Yes Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A lot 11-15 B&W How much dialogue in bio?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   76%-100% of book

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