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United States Office of Strategic Services

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Works: 1,490 works in 2,536 publications in 9 languages and 94,719 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Biographical films  Short films  Personal narratives  Bibliography  War films 
Roles: Publisher, Lithographer, Editor, Cartographer, Other
Classifications: DD247.H5, 943.0860924
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The mind of Adolf Hitler; the secret wartime report by Walter C Langer( Book )

23 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and held by 2,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduces the secret report on Hitler's psychological state written by Langer in 1943 for the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, with the collaboration of Henry A. Murr, Ernst Kris, and Bertram D. Lewin, with the title: A psychological analysis of Adolph Hitler. It was based on sources compiled by Langer in a companion volume: The Hitler source-book. The spelling of Hitler's first name has been changed to "Adolf," and most German words, phrases, and quotes have been translated into English
Assessment of men; selection of personnel for the Office of Strategic Services by United States( Book )

28 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume is the account of how a number of psychologists and psychiatrists attempted to assess the merits of men and women recruited for the Office of Strategic Services. The undertaking is reported because it represents the first attempt in America to design and carry out selection procedures in conformity with so-called organismic (Gestalt) principles. As a novel experiment it might interest a wide range of readers, but more specifically we hope it will invite the attention of those who are concerned with the problem of predicting human behavior, especially if they are engaged in practicing and developing clinical psychology and psychiatry and in improving present methods of diagnosis, assessment, and selection. All told, 5,391 recruits were studied intensively over a three-day period at one station or over a one-day period at another. These were the two areas in the United States where the bulk of assessment was done. Of these the performances of 1,187 who went overseas were described and rated by their superior officers and associates in the theater. Some standard procedures, elementalistic in design, were included in our program, because the best of these instruments are especially efficient in picking out disqualifying defects of function and so in eliminating men who arc definitely inferior. Organismic methods, on the other hand, are to be recommended in addition whenever it is necessary to discriminate unusual talent, to measure ability in the range running from low average to high superior. The plan described in this book was devised to fit the special needs of the Office of Strategic Services, but it would not take much ingenuity to modify some of the techniques and to invent others of the same type to meet the requirements of other institutions. These methods were first used on a large scale by Simoneit, as described in Wehrpsychologie, and the German military psychologists, and after them by the British"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
Nuremberg les Nazis face à leurs crimes by Christian Delage( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nuremberg, November 20, 1945-- The trials of Nazi war criminals begins in a city still in ruins, barely six months after the Germans' surrender. The United States, France, Great Britain and the USSR unite to deliver exemplary justice in response to crimes against peace and, for the first time in history, to "crimes against humanity." On the accused bench sit 21 of the highest Nazi dignitaries, including Hermann Goring, Rudolph Hess, Joachim von Ribbentrop and Wilhelm Keitel. They all plead not guilty, although the "atrocities" committed are tremendous. As evidence, films of the liberation of the concentration camps would be screened, an unprecedented move, during the proceedings. Evidence is presented, confrontations arise, testimonies of executioners and victims are heard. After 10 months of hearings, the verdict is rendered: 12 defendants sentenced to death penalties, including one in absentia, seven sentenced to prison and three acquitted. Thus ends the trial that paved the way for the creation of international tribunals" --Container
Becoming John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becoming John Ford takes a look at the enduring impression Ford made on film and filmmaking. Focuses primarily on his years at Fox, his relationship with Darryl F. Zanuck, and the effect the second World War had on both men & their filmmaking
Japan and its occupied territories during World War II by United States( Book )

9 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin America, 1941-1961 by United States( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of a reel and subject index to the microfilm edition of the reports
Beyond barbed wire untold stories of American courage( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond barbed wire recounts the personal sacrifices and stories of heroism displayed by the Japanese American soldiers of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and Military Intelligence Service who fought for the United States during World War II while their families were held in internment camps
Post-war Europe : a political geography by Mark Blacksell( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Political Geography" provides a stimulating and concise introduction to the key themes of the sub-discipline, which moves beyond the study of the state to encompass the spatial consequences of power at all levels
Atlas of world maps for the study of geography in the army specialized training program by United States( )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Middle East special studies, 1970-1980 by Paul Kesaris( Book )

11 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in WWII( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether it was by volunteering on the home front, serving in the military or working on production lines, women were definitely America's secret weapon during World War II. Before the Second World War, women were viewed mainly as wives and mothers. But during the war, that all changed. See how in Women of World War II, a special collection of 13 National Archives films, including one featuring Eleanor Roosevelt"--Container
A guide to O.S.S./State Department intelligence and research reports : the Soviet Union, 1950-1961 supplement by United States( Book )

22 editions published between 1950 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postwar Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia by Paul Kesaris( Book )

9 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Middle East 1950-1961 supplement by Paul Kesaris( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Europe, 1950-1961 supplement( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and the Far East generally 1950-1961 supplement by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pocket guide to New Guinea and the Solomons by United States( Book )

5 editions published between 1943 and 1944 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China and India 1950-1961 supplement( Book )

12 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Field manual--strategic services (provisional) by United States( )

2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This information is to characterize simple sabotage, to outline its possible effects, and to present suggestions for inciting and executing it
 
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The mind of Adolf Hitler; the secret wartime report
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Department of State. Interim Research and Intelligence Service

controlled identityUnited States. Joint Chiefs of Staff

controlled identityUnited States. Office of Coordinator of Information

controlled identityUnited States. War Department. Strategic Services Unit

États-Unis. Joint Chiefs of Staff. Office of Strategic Services

Etats-Unis Militäradministration

États-Unis Office of Strategic Services

Militäradministration United States

O.S.S.

Office for Strategic Services United States

Office of Strategic Services

Office of strategic services (États-Unis)

Office of Strategic Services United States

OSS

OSS USA.

Ufissi dij Servissi Stratégich

United States Joint Chiefs of Staff Office of Strategic Services

United States Militäradministration

United States Office for Strategic Services

United States Office of Strategic Services

United States Senryakukyoku

United States Strategic Services, Office of

Ured za strateške usluge

Γραφείο Στρατηγικών Υπηρεσιών

Управление на стратегическите служби

Управление стратегических служб

Управління стратегічних служб

Уред за стратешке услуге

המשרד לשירותים אסטרטגיים

مكتب الخدمات الاستراتيجية

สำนักงานบริการด้านยุทธศาสตร์

전략사무국

战略情报局

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