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Famous spies

Honor Head

Famous spies

by Honor Head

  • 212 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Smart Apple Media in Mankato, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spies -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Spies -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementHonor Head.
    GenreBiography, Juvenile literature.
    SeriesSpies and spying
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB270.5 .H415 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22679946M
    ISBN 109781599203584
    LC Control Number2008049278
    OCLC/WorldCa271648229

    In and out of wartime, spies play an essential role in information gathering for their nations (and, on occasion, as double-spies for other nations). The spies listed here are the most famous in history. 1. Mata Hari Born: ; Died: Mata Hari in a dancing costume. Spied For: Germany (and Possibly France).   “Lincoln’s Spies” is a fascinating, well-written and well-researched book that covers the Civil War chronologically while highlighting the actions of the four spies and others. • Paul.

    Buy a cheap copy of Famous American spies (Famous book. Free shipping over $ City Spies By James Ponti About the Book In City Spies, Mother mentions that he likes author Roald Dahl; in addition to being a writer, Dahl was a spy. With your classmates, study Dahl’s experiences and then discuss other famous spies in history. Brainstorm a list of qualities that make them good spies. List obstacles they encountered Released on: Ma

      HOUSE OF SPIES. By Daniel Silva 25 years as a result of reports of his work in a famous intelligence operation when a homeless Welshman was used as Author: Muriel Dobbin. 10 Andree Borrel. Andree was contributing to the war effort even before becoming a spy. This French national and her friend were responsible for an underground railway into Spain, which they used to evacuate downed Allied airmen from occupied France. When the network was betrayed in , she fled to Portugal and eventually joined SOE in


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