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The League : the true story of average Americans on the hunt for WWI spies

Author: Bill Mills
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It takes a spy to catch a spy ..."--Organizing the American Protective League -- Battling German spies and saboteurs -- At war with the Wobblies -- Mounting the slacker raids -- Operatives and methods -- In government service -- Disloyalty is now a crime! -- The American Protective League is disbanded.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Mills
ISBN: 9781620875087 162087508X
OCLC Number: 816030229
Description: x, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "It takes a spy to catch a spy ..." --
Organizing the American Protective League --
Battling German spies and saboteurs --
At war with the Wobblies --
Mounting the slacker raids --
Operatives and methods --
In government service --
Disloyalty is now a crime! --
The American Protective League is disbanded.
Other Titles: True story of average Americans on the hunt for WWI spies
Responsibility: Bill Mills.

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Two weeks before the U.S. entered World War I, a Chicago advertising executive visited the Department of Justice with a proposal - organize the country's businessmen into a secret force of volunteer  Read more...

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