During World War II, a wealthy Canadian uses his own money to help the Allies form an espionage network.
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A Man Called Intrepid tells for the first time the full story of British Security Co-ordination, the international allied intelligence agency of World War 2 whose work has been a closely guarded secret for the past sixty years. Accounts include top level wartime undercover operations including the breaking of the German Enigma code and the race for the atomic bomb. It is a gripping true story of extraordinary personal heroism and sacrifice in the face of war. Written by mahajanssen

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From the international best-selling book . . . The greatest spy adventure ever lived - because it's true! See more »

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20 May 1979 (USA)  »

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Un hombre llamado intrépido  »

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CAD 6,000,000 (estimated)
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Sir William Stephenson aka Codename: Intrepid is considered to be one of the real-life inspirations for Ian Fleming's James Bond character. See more »

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3 January 2005 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I've seen this movie on TV a number of years ago & have been trying (unsuccessfully) to obtain a copy on VHS/DVD for repeat personal viewing.

Of course, the key point of interest is Camp X, situated outside of Toronto - a base for training.

The book on this story is the ONLY book I've ever read cover to cover (without being 'forced' to read).

It is a favorite of mine & would like to have a copy of the film on DVD or VHS.

Can anyone advise where I may get a copy (for purchase, of course).

Many thanks/ Skipper


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