A Man Called Intrepid (1979)

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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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The film/mini-series starts in 1938 when Winston Churchill is not yet Prime Minister. See more »

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Pretty good, but not the book
30 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I bought a copy of the mini series on ebay, the guy who had it lived all the way in Denmark.

Funny thing is that it was copied from television less than 60 miles from where I live in California.

The film was a bit disappointing if you read the book. Characters were merged and changed.

All in all though it was still very good.

People really need to read the forward of the book to see similarities of what is going on today. We may once again be involved in a war that we may or may not be able to win.


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