The SF Wing

by Les Hughes

1987 by author 








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What was the origin of the SF wing? Who wore it?  Which of the many versions are genuine? Which are not? These and other questions regarding the SF wing and other insignia worn by personnel of the OSS will be addressed in:


Insignia and Uniforms of the Office of Strategic Services 1942-1945 by Troy Sacquety and Les Hughes

In writing this book, the authors are drawing on extensive archival research, the first-hand accounts of OSS veterans, a large number of unpublished photographs, and material from several important collections of OSS artifacts. In addition to illustrating and discussing the most extensive collection of OSS-related insignia ever to appear in print, the authors will address the many spurious items with which collectors must contend. It is the intention of the authors, each of whom holds a PhD, to provide collectors with a well-researched, authoritative resource that will aid them in separating fact from fiction and from speculation.


Publication is tentatively planned for late 2011. Check here for updates and details.