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George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution

Autor: Kilmeade, Brian
Yaeger, Don

Editorial: Sentinel

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)

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George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution : When General George Washington beat a hasty retreat from New York City in August 1776, many thought the American Revolution might soon be over. Instead, Washington rallied - thanks in large part to a little-known, top-secret group called the Culper Spy Ring. He realized that he couldn't defeat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive intelligence network to infiltrate New York.

Drawing on extensive research, Brian Kilmead and Don Yaeger have offered fascinating portraits of these spies: a reserved Quaker merchant, a tavern keeper, a brash young longshoreman, a curmudgeonly Long Island bachelor, a coffeehouse owner, and a mysterious woman. Long unrecognized, the secret six are finally receiving their due among the pantheon of American heroes. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


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History & Geography   Military
History & Geography   United States

ISBN 13:9781595231109
ISBN 10:1595231102
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:272
Tamaño:8.40" l x 5.50" w x 0.70" h
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