MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM DONOVAN was the director of the OSS (Office of the Strategic Services), which was the precursor of the CIA. He most probably had agents operatin in Yogoslavia, or he may have tried to get his agents in there. But hs was the director and would have stayed in the USA, in paticular Washington DC.
Hi all, for long time I looking for all possible data about the sell of P-40 to the Yugoslav Kingdom. This sale was arrangement after the visit of Gen. Donovan and there was number of 200 planes to... more
I HAVE DONE FURTHER RESEARCH AND IF ONE LOOKS INTO "GOOGLE" SEARCH FOR "US GENERAL DONOVAN", AND THEN GO TO PAGE 2 OF THE RESULTS. CLICK ON THE FIRST ITEM ON THAT PAGE NAMED 'WILD BILL DONOVAN"... more
STEPHEN, I BELIEVE IF YOU READ THAT INTERNET ARTICLE ON DONOVAN, YOU WILL FIND THAT HIS WORK FOR ROOSEVELDT & CO AROUND ITALY, YUGOSLAVIA ETC (TRAVELLING AS A PRIVATE CITIZEN TO REMAIN INCONSPICUOUS) ... more
William "Wild Bill" Donovan is one of my personal heros and a well-known figure of the early-mid 20th Century. A Columbia U. quarterback, COL Donovan commanded the 165th Infantry (NY's "Fighting... more