The old man loves baseball and the Yankees in particular.
Free Study Guide-The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Werner von Braun and friends were no different than all the other Nazis who tried escaping post-war retribution. For von Braun, Gehlen, and gang, they sold themselves to the Americans as being useful, and instead of swinging from a noose at Nuremberg, they became American heroes, and lived in the USA. Those rocket scientists became key figures in the , as did German scientists who came under Soviet control.
The Old man saw different aspects of humanity n every sea creature.
Bill Donovan (known as "Wild Bill") and Allen Dulles ran the OSS; both would later run the CIA, and Donovan was its first director. Dulles ran the Secret Intelligence Branch ("SIB") of the OSS. Members of Dulles's SIB that became CIA directors included Richard Helms and William Casey. Donovan was a Wall Street lawyer, and his recruits were from Wall Street, Ivy League schools, and large corporations. Fittingly, the CIA was a capitalistic organization and suited to wage war against communism. It was an Eastern Establishment organization from the outset, and the half-joke of calling the CIA the "standing Army of the 500" can be traced to those men who founded and ran the OSS and subsequently the CIA. Wall Street lawyer , the man who largely , as he made big money for himself and his robber baron pals, chose Allen Dulless brother John Foster to run his empire, and John Foster became Eisenhowers Secretary of State, and Allen also ran the CIA during the McCarthy witch-hunt days. During their tenure, the Dulles brothers directed the overthrow of the on behalf of the corporation that brings Americans Chiquita bananas (the Dulles brothers had a in the affair), and they helped on behalf of oil interests. John Kennedy seems to have tried to end the Cold War, which may well . and he led the Warren Commission's "investigation."