Surprising Spies Unexpected Heroes of World War II

Surprising Spies
  • Engels
  • Hardcover
  • 9780823437573
  • november 2020
  • 160 pagina's
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Would you spy for your country? Discover the World War II spies who lived among the shadows and the ones who lived in the limelight--disguised in plain sight!

Josephine Baker. Virginia Hall. Roy Hawthorne. These are but a few of the daring spies who risked it all to deliver and protect crucial intel for the Allied powers. From housing refugees and resistance members while extracting secrets from diplomats to developing a groundbreaking, war-changing code and keeping it top secret for over twenty years, the actions of these legendary World War II spies are unbelievable but true.

This thoroughly researched collection of biographies profiles several courageous individuals who resisted the Axis Powers via espionage and heroism. Includes numerous photos and features such fascinating accounts like that of Moe Berg, a major-league baseball player and potential assassin; Noor Inayat Khan, a Sufi princess and wireless operator; and Juan Pujol Garcia, a storyteller and double agent. Also features sections on invisible ink, ciphers and codes, resistance fighters, and infamous missions such as Operation Mincemeat.

Back matter includes a time line, source notes, a bibliography, recommended reading, online resources, and an index.

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Hardcover
Verschijningsdatum
november 2020
Aantal pagina's
160 pagina's
Aanbevolen leeftijd
8 - 12 jaar
Illustraties
Nee

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Auteur(s)
Karen Gray Ruelle

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9780823437573

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Extra groot lettertype
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Gewicht
629 g
Studieboek
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Verpakking breedte
188 mm
Verpakking hoogte
261 mm
Verpakking lengte
261 mm

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