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Jedburgh Teams

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The Jedburgh teams were elite members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) sent into Nazi-occupied France, Belgium, and the Netherlands to coordinate airdrops of arms, ammunication, supplies, and radios to resistance members opposing the Nazi occupation.

The Special Operations (SO) branch of the OSS ran guerrilla campaigns and intelligence operations across the globe - in Europe, Aisa, and other parts of the world. The Jedburgh teams were a combination of OSS and British Special Operations Executive (SOE) agents that infiltrated Nazi-occupied Europe.

Post World War II. After the war the OSS was disbanded. Its functions were later assumed by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the U.S. Army Special Forces (or Green Berets).


Info about the Jedburgh Teams

CIA, Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Legend of the Jedburghs, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), December 2015.
www.cia.gov/news-information/featured-story-archive/2015-featured-story-archive/legend-of-the-jedburghs.html

CIA, The Office of Strategic Services: America's First Intelligence Agency, Central Intelligence Agency.
www.cia.gov/library/publications/intelligence-history/oss/index.htm

Kehoe, Robert R., 1944: An Allied Team With the French Resistance, Jed Team Frederick, posted on website of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intelligence/kent-csi/vol42no5/pdf/v42i5a03p.pdf

Pictures of Jedburgh Teams by OSS Society
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/47108595/Jedburgh%20Teams%20Album.pdf

 

 


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