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Extended Interview with a Company Commander in the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Lewis, Washington in December, 1993.

Major General William "Wild Bill" Donovan will always be known as the father of modern American intelligence. His ingenuity and guidance steered the OSS through the young organization's successes and hiccups and simultaneously proved the value of…

General Donovan encouraged the Research & Development Branch of the OSS to fabricate weapons in house for officers in the field. Ranging from the incredibly complex to the remarkably simply, OSS knives and guns were intended for easy and effective…

The OSS station in Bern, Switzerland, was so close to the German border that the site was nicknamed "Hitler's doorstep". Dulles served as Station Chief at this critical post and mounted numerous intelligence operations, including efforts to breach…

Black propaganda was the specialty of the Morale Operations Branch of the OSS. Designed to look as though it had been produced by disgruntled Germans or Japanese, this misinformation was targeted to weaken Axis morale. For more about the OSS and the…

Major General William "Wild Bill" Donovan will always be known as the father of modern American intelligence. His ingenuity and guidance steered the OSS through the young organization's successes and hiccups and simultaneously proved the value of…

An excerpt from an interview with Colonel Ruben Garcia about his service as Executive Officer of Team 3, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

Command Sergeant Major Gary Mastroleo about his service as a member of the 3rd United States Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) in the early 1960's.

Command Sergeant Major Rock Shiffer talks about the formation of the 2nd Battalion, 75th Infantry Regiment (Ranger), his company commander Captain (eventually Colonel) Robert Howard, his platoon commander Lieutenant (eventually General) John Abizaid,…

Interview with Lieutenant Colonel William Gore (1921-1996) about his involvement with Ranger units during the Korean War.

An excerpt from an interview with Command Sergeant Major Gary Mastroleo about the Persian Gulf War and its impact on Civil Affairs units in the United States Army Reserve.

An excerpt from an interview with Sergeant First Class Kurt Thomann (United States Army, retired) about his service in the United States Marine Corps and possible deployment to Lebanon in 1983.

Excerpt from an interview with Master Sergeant (ret.) Taft Yates about combat operations with the 2nd Battalion, 75th Infantry Regiment (Ranger) during the invasion of Grenada.

Excerpt from an interview with Colonel Ruben Garcia about his service as Executive Officer of Team 3, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

An excerpt from an interview with Colonel Ruben Garcia about his service as Executive Officer of Team 3, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

Excerpt from an interview with Command Sergeant First Class Timothy Robbins about his service as NCOIC of Team 7, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

From the archives of the Special Operations History Foundation: an interview with Command Sergeant Major (ret.) Rock Shiffer about the formation and early operations (1974-76) of the 2nd Battalion / 75th Ranger Regiment.

From the archives of the Special Operations History Foundation: an interview with Master Sergeant Clifford Lewis about life in the 75th Ranger Regiment in the early 1990's.

From the archives of the Civil Affairs Oral History Project: an excerpt from an interview with Major Joseph Cook about his service as Executive Officer of Team 4, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

From the archives of the Civil Affairs Oral History Project: an excerpt from an interview with Major Joseph Cook about his service as Executive Officer of Team 4, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

From the archives of the Civil Affairs Oral History Project: an excerpt from an interview with Major Joseph Cook about his service as Executive Officer of Team 4, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

From the archives of the Civil Affairs Oral History Project: an excerpt from an interview with Major Joseph Cook about his service as Executive Officer of Team 4, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

From the archives of the Civil Affairs Oral History Project: an excerpt from an interview with Major Joseph Cook about his service as Executive Officer of Team 4, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

From the archives of the Civil Affairs Oral History Project: an excerpt from an interview with Major Joseph Cook about his service as Executive Officer of Team 4, Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

Excerpt from an interview with Command Sergeant Major Gary Mastroleo about his service as NCOIC of Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

Excerpt from an interview with Command Sergeant Major Gary Mastroleo about his service as NCOIC of Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.

Excerpt from an interview with Command Sergeant Major Gary Mastroleo about his service as NCOIC of Detachment 1, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade during the Persian Gulf War.
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