Congressional Gold Medal OSS USASOC

USASOC Receives Congressional Medal Awarded to OSS

September 5, 2019 John Friberg 0

The United States Army Special Operations Command has received the Congressional Medal awarded to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). The special operations forces and intelligence community organizations that trace their roots to the OSS are receiving an honorary replica. […]

Tip of the Spear, USSOCOM, June 2019

Tip of the Spear – USSOCOM – June 2019

August 1, 2019 John Friberg 0

The United States Special Operations Command has published the June 2019 issue of Tip of the Spear. This 40- page online PDF has a number of interesting articles about U.S. special operations forces participating in exercises and operations around the […]

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Some History of the OSS in Albania during WWII

November 14, 2016 John Friberg 0

In World War II the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) placed intelligence and operating agents in enemy-controlled Albania. TheĀ OSS in Albania provided a wealth of intelligence via radio transmissions. The operational and intelligence teams of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) […]