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    1944 Moe Berg World War II Orders from Office of Strategic Services. Arguably the most fascinating story of twentieth century baseball, Morris Berg served as an undercover spy for the United States government during the famous 1934 Baseball Tour of Japan, surreptitiously taking photographs as he traveled with Ruth, Gehrig and the boys. His work would serve as intelligence for bombing runs during the Second World War. Still a member of the O.S.S. (precursor for the C.I.A.) ten years after the Tour, Berg received these orders, twice stamped "Secret," just seven weeks before the D-Day invasion. The page exhibits some rumpling, but no tears or staining. Director William J. Donovan signs at the close.

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