Posted February 20, 2020 10:01 am by Comments

By T. Logan Metesh

Designed in the early 1960s, the deer gun was intended by the CIA to be supplied to guerilla fighters in South Vietnam.


Designed for primary use by the British Special Operations Executive (SOE), the Welrod was designed to not look like a gun.

The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was the direct forerunner of today’s Central Intelligence Agency. William J. “Wild Bill” Donovan headed up the organization at the request of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1942. The organization’s purpose was to conduct clandestine missions, act as spies, gather intelligence and perform sabotage, among other things.

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