TITLE

THAT'S SPYBIZ!

AUTHOR(S)
Manley, Brendan
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Military History;Mar2010, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features celebrities who had significant spy roles in World War II. British author J. R. R. Tolkien trained as a codebreaker during World War II. Swedish actress Greta Garbo worked as an Allied informer by keeping tabs on the Nazi activity in Stockholm, Sweden. Television (TV) chef Julia Child worked at the Office of Strategic Services helping to create Shark repellant and gathering field intel in China and Sri Lanka. Singer Josephine Baker aided the French resistance by smuggling photographs and intel coded within sheet music to Portugal.
ACCESSION #
47618276

 

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