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Code breakers and spies of the American Revolution

Author: Cassandra Schumacher
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square, 2019. ©2019
Series: Code breakers and spies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The American Revolution was a war fought by soldiers and won by spies. The Continental Army did not stand a chance against the British superpower, but with accurate and fast intelligence, General George Washington was able to gain an advantage and win the war. From early intrigue in France to the Culper Spy Ring in New York, this book explores it all. Readers will learn how the first American spies turned the tides  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schumacher, Cassandra.
Code breakers and spies of the American Revolution.
New York : Cavendish Square, 2018
(DLC) 2017058227
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cassandra Schumacher
ISBN: 9781502638441 1502638444 9781502638458 1502638452
OCLC Number: 1014000025
Target Audience: Grade 7 to 12.
Description: 80 pages : illustrations, mostly color ; 24 cm.
Contents: Stirrings of war --
The Revolution --
Spying in the Revolution --
Espionage: then and now.
Series Title: Code breakers and spies.
Responsibility: Cassandra Schumacher.

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The American Revolution was a war fought by soldiers and won by spies. The Continental Army did not stand a chance against the British superpower, but with accurate and fast intelligence, General George Washington was able to gain an advantage and win the war. From early intrigue in France to the Culper Spy Ring in New York, this book explores it all. Readers will learn how the first American spies turned the tides of the war and helped win independence. --

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