Bookcover of Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones
Booktitle:

Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones

Aristocracy, Socialite, Office of Strategic Services, Cipher, International Best Dressed List

Dic Press (2011-10-28 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-8-08060-2

ISBN-10:
6138080602
EAN:
9786138080602
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Doña María Aline Griffith Dexter, Countess of Romanones, Grandee of Spain (born New York, 1923) is a Spanish-American aristocrat, socialite, and writer who started at the US Office of Strategic Services (OSS) as a cipher clerk during World War II. She has been a member of the International Best Dressed List since 1962. Miss Griffith (as she then was) was working as a model when she was recruited to the OSS and sent to Spain, where she later met and married her late husband. According to Elizabeth McIntosh's book "she started out in Madrid in the X-2 code room in 1943, on call night and day to encipher messages.
Publishing house:
Dic Press
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Dismas Reinald Apostolis
Number of pages:
60
Published on:
2011-10-28
Stock:
Available
Category:
Political science
Price:
29.00 €
Keywords:
Aristocrat, Socialite, Writer, Literacy, international, Aristocratic, writers, Internationalisierung

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