December 2015

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Escape from Paris

Joe Manos needed a miracle. He needed Sumner Jackson, American surgeon and covert friend of GIs trapped in the Nazi-infested City of Light. An exclusive excerpt from Alex Kershaw’s book Avenue of Spies

Tools of a Dark Trade

Espionage, sabotage, and other secret tasks required specialized gadgets and weapons. The OSS gave its operatives a staggering array of imaginative options. America in WWII photo essay

America’s Spy in Switzerland

A neutral country, a tree-lined street, an old house–the setting seemed innocent enough. Then there was Allen Dulles and his peculiar visitors. By Peter Kross

The Pastor Was a Spy

Neighbors in Newark, New Jersey, hardly noticed Carl Krepper. Few even knew he was a Lutheran minister. None knew he was a Nazi spy. By J. Francis Watson




A Note from Our Editor


Letters from Our Readers

Home Front

The Merriest Christmas


Gloria Grahame


Henry Ford’s Big Bomber Plant

Visit the Yankee Air Museum website

I Was There

Manhunt in Melanesia

War Stories

Memories from the War Years

Books and Media

Our Latest Reviews

Theater of War


78 RPM

“It Was a Long, Long Time”

WWII Events

A Calendar of Present-Day Happenings


A Lucky B-24 Gunner