Mission Marcel-Proust

Title:                      Mission Marcel-Proust

Author:                  Waller B. Booth

Booth, Waller B. (1972). Mission Marcel-Proust; The Story of An Unusual OSS Undertaking. Philadelphia: Dorrance

LCCN:    72078736

D810.S8 B64


Date Posted:      February 23, 2017

Reviewed by Paul W. Blackstock and Frank L. Schaf[1]

The rich memoir of Colonel Booth who describes two OSS operations he commanded, Marcel and Proust. The operations were with the French Maquisards. The book presents a clear and interesting picture of operations with the French resistance, almost a documentary rather than a memoir.

[1] Blackstock, Paul W. (1978) and Frank L. Schaf, Jr. Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Covert Operations: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research Co., p. 207

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