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|Description:||127 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm|
|Contents:||A.S. 61: Roman soldiers and Ancient Britons: "Death on the Island" --
1587: Spies in Elizabethan England: "The Armada must be destroyed!" --
1863: The American Civil War: "Mosby's Confederacy" --
1944: Burma, World War II: " Merrill's Marauders" --
1963: The Cold War: "Escape from the East" --
Their names and faces are unknown, their stories are never spoken of, but their behind-the-scenes actions have turned the tide of history countless times. Spies, traitors, secret forces, assassins -- their actions are shrouded in darkness and secrecy, but now SPIES AND SECRET FORCES! brings their amazing stories to light. With stunning black and white illustrations and gripping information, this book will thrill young readers with tale after tale, from Elizabethan intrigue to World War II Nazi-resistance efforts, from Ancient Roman invasions to guerilla fighters in the Civil War.