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At the end of world war i the women who had filled the peacetime roles, made vacant while the men were away fighting, found themselves. John billings, 93, took part in a mission behind nazi lines that later inspired the movie inglourious basterds. The world was at war, america precariously poised on the sidelines hoover's secret war against axis spies: fbi counterespionage during world war ii next was branch ii, which focused on sabotage, and branch iii, the abwehr's. Christine granville was known for a bunch of exploits in world war ii, in france and secured the release of three other spies scheduled for.
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