A classic about real-life WWII espionage, as conducted by its
James Bond is a highly romanticized version of a true spy. The
real thing is William Stephenson."
Ian Fleming, bestselling author of the James Bond novels
A splendid book. Rich in information. . . . profound in its
San Francisco Chronicle
As long as Americans value courage and freedom there will be a
special place in our hearts, our minds, and our history books for
the Man Called Intrepid.' "
A Man Called Intrepid
is the true story of Sir William
Stephenson (code-named Intrepid) and the spy network he founded
that would ultimately stall the Nazi war machine and help win World
War II. Illustrated with thirty-two pages of black-and-white
photographs, it describes the infamous Camp X" spy training center
in Ontario, Canada; the breaking of the Ultra Code used by Enigma;
and countless tales of assassinations, clandestine activities,
guerrilla armies, resistance support, and suicide missions. This
modern classic, which reads like fiction, was a national bestseller
when first published in 1976.