November 10, 2019

THE ORIGINAL INGLORIOUS BASTERD: Heroes of a Generation: OSS spy Martin Gelb, 100 years old.

“I don’t know if I was fearless,” he added, “all I know is a few times, I disobeyed orders and I got rewarded for it.”

The OSS wanted spies who could think on the run. “The ideal OSS candidate was described as a Harvard PhD that could handle himself in a bar fight,” said Charles Pinck, a native of Massachusetts and president of the OSS Society. “The OSS needed people who could think and act independently.”

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