In a post-retirement interview with a CIA historian, Helms stated, "If you really look honestly at what the OSS contributed to the winning of World War II, it really isn't all that much."
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They voiced full support for the effort, and former CIA Director Richard Helms wrote in his memoirs that Congress thought "it was a much cheaper and better way to fight a war in Southeast Asia than to commit American troops."
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