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George Washington's secret six : the spy ring that saved the American Revolution

Autor: Brian Kilmeade; Don Yaeger
Editorial: New York : Sentinel, [2013]
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Biografía : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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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. Washington realized that he couldn't beat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive intelligence network to  Leer más
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Género/Forma: History
Persona designada: George Washington; Robert Townsend; Robert Townsend; George Washington
Tipo de material: Biografía
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Brian Kilmeade; Don Yaeger
ISBN: 9781595231031 159523103X 9781595231109 1595231102
Número OCLC: 837144520
Descripción: xviii, 235 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contenido: Hold New York, win the war --
The need for a spy ring --
Launching the ring --
Crossing the Sound --
The ring springs into action --
Townsend joins the fight --
Creating a code --
Mounting tensions and double-dealings --
Washington demands more --
The French connection --
Benedict and Peggy --
Negotiations and treachery --
The deal is done --
Another spy at the gallows --
The ring in peril --
The beginning of the end --
Retaking New York at last --
Life after the ring.
Otros títulos: George Washington's secret 6 :
Spy ring that saved the American Revolution
Responsabilidad: Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger.

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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. Washington realized that he couldn't beat the British with military might, so he recruited a sophisticated and deeply secretive intelligence network to infiltrate New York. So carefully guarded were the members' identities that one spy's name was not uncovered until the twentieth century, and one remains unknown today. But by now, historians have discovered enough information about the ring's activities to piece together evidence that these six individuals turned the tide of the war. These secret six are Robert Townsend, Austin Roe, Caleb Brewster, Abraham Woodhull, James Rivington, and a woman known only by her assigned number, Agent 355. Here, these spies finally take their place among the pantheon of heroes of the American Revolution.

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"James Bond is a rank amateur compared to the heroic efforts of the Culper Ring. Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger's work demonstrates why the story of the secret six should be anything but a secret in Leer más

 
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