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Undercover Girls: A Sisterhood of Spies in WWII

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westminster at Lake Ridge logoWestminster at Lake Ridge presents “Saluting American Heroes” on Nov. 12 with former agents recounting their secretive roles during World War II in the Office of Strategic Services (OSS)—predecessor to today’s CIA.

Westminster at Lake Ridge residents like Betty McIntosh served in the OSS during WWII. An intelligence agent with the OSS in the Burmese, Chinese and Indian theaters of war, she is the author of two books about her OSS experiences – “Undercover Girl” and “Sisterhood of Spies: The Women of the OSS.”

The panel presentation by the OSS Society celebrates the historic accomplishments of the OSS during WW II, an organized effort to implement a centralized system of strategic intelligence.

The presentation is part of Westminster at Lake Ridge’s Life in Bloom program, a series of engaging courses for continued growth and lifelong learning designed around the eight Dimensions of Wellness: Cultural, Social, Spiritual, Intellectual, Environmental, Physical, Emotional & Occupational.

Who    Betty McIntosh, Westminster at Lake Ridge resident and author of “Undercover Girl” and “Sisterhood of Spies: The Women of the OSS”

Panelists:

Charles Pinck, President, OSS Society

Dick Camp, author of “Shadow Warriors”

Cate Lineberry, author of “The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines”

What               Saluting American Heroes

Where             Westminster at Lake Ridge, Potomac Room

12191 Clipper Drive, Lake Ridge, VA

When              Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, 1:30pm—3:30pm

Why    Former agents recount their secretive roles during World War II in the Office of Strategic Services (OSS)—predecessor to today’s CIA

Press RSVP   Brian Ruberry, 301-948-1709, [email protected]

Westminster at Lake Ridge is a Continuing Care Retirement Community located next to the historic, riverside Town of Occoquan, Virginia just across the river from Fairfax County and 30 minutes from Washington, D.C. Residents enjoy wellness and lifelong learning opportunities, the choice of maintenance-free cottage or apartment living, housekeeping, dining, parking, transportation and on-site amenities all in a beautiful, wooded campus environment featuring two ponds, gardens and trails to the Occoquan River.

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