Contributed by Westminster at Lake Ridge
Westminster 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”
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]
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