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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…

CORONA, America's first successful photoreconnaissance satellite, revolutionized the collection of intelligence in the 1960s. To learn more about the CIA, visit the CIA Museum at https://www.cia.gov/about-cia/cia-museum/index.html

Watch CIA-developed robotic catfish and water sampler "Charlie" swim! To learn more about the CIA, visit the CIA Museum at https://www.cia.gov/about-cia/cia-museum/index.html

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.

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.

Visits Fort Benning, GA, where selected officers and men are trained to develop their leadership skills to the ultimate degree, earning the coveted Ranger shoulder tab.

Former secret military force shown for first time on "THE BIG PICTURE" -- "Phantom Fighters" (TV-448) is good strong film entertainment, worthy of the attention of every thoughtful viewer. It is a documentary about the Army's Tenth Special Forces…

This is the story of the American Ranger--a long and colorful one of courage, daring and outstanding leadership. Filmed in the swamps of Florida and in the mountains of North Georgia, this episode in THE BIG PICTURE series shows how the Infantry,…

Vietnam - April 1966. 25th Infantry Division, 1st Infantry Division, 1st Calvary Division, And Special Forces; USAREU – 3rd Armor Division, "Operation Southern Arrow.''

PIN 26972

Vietnam - Combat and other activities. November and December 1965. 173rd Airborne Brigade, 101 Airborne Division, U.S. Special Forces, U.S. Army Signal Corps, Medical Service, Engineers.

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ARC Identifier 2569838 / Local Identifier 111-TV-630

Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984). Since pre-Revolutionary times, the U.S.…

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.

National Archives and Records Administration

ARC Identifier 2569820 / Local Identifier 111-TV-605

Big Picture: U.S. Army Advisor in Vietnam

Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations.…

United States Army television program describing the activities of Army Special Forces in the 1950's.

Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 -…

United States Army informational film describing the activities of United States Army Special Operations Forces.

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier 4524969 / Local Identifier 330-DVIC-701181 - Special Operations Forces…

United States Army television program describing the activities of United States Army Ranger Training (mid to late 1950's).

US National Archives ARC Identifier 2569498 / Local Identifier 111-TV-228

Item from Record Group 111: Records of the…

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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