Donovan's False German ID Card

Artifact Details

The OSS created a fake passport for Director Donovan, complete with his information and photograph.

Produced for OSS Director William J. Donovan, this identification card demonstrates the ability of OSS forgers to create realistic German documents.

Artifact Specs

14 cm x 9 cm x .2 cm

(L x W x H)

Additional Photos

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William J. Donovan and the National Security

At Work with Donovan: One man’s history in OSS

Donovan’s Original Marching Orders