Patrick K. O’Donnell
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20 Questions: Patrick K. O'Donnell
20 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

Award-winning / Lady Gaga / Katy Perry / Top 40 listening author Patrick K. O'Donnell is an expert on WWII espionage, special operations, and counterinsurgency on the modern battlefield -- and he's with us here at PopMatters 20 Questions.

They Dared Return: The True Story of Jewish Spies Behind the Lines in Nazi Germany
13 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

He was deep behind the lines, and, remarkably, the enemy headquarters he spied was not that well guarded. On his belly, .45 in hand, he slithered forward.


The Brenner Assignment by Patrick K. O'Donnell
3 Dec 2008 // 3:00 PM

O'Donnell is more interested in telling a good story rather than placing the story in the wider context of OSS operations or of the Italian campaign in general.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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