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George Washington's secret six : the spy ring that saved the American Revolution / Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
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973.41 K48G
New York, NY. : Sentinel, 2013.
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xviii, 235 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-226) and index.
Summary
Shares the true story of an anonymous group of spies who played important roles in winning the Revolutionary War, documenting how they risked their lives to obtain crucial intelligence for General Washington using sophisticated tactics and complex codes.
Contents
Hold New York, win the war -- Need for a spy ring -- Launching the ring -- Crossing the sound -- Ring springs into action -- Townsend joins the fight -- Creating a code -- Mounting tensions and double-dealings -- Washington demands more -- French connection -- Benedict and Peggy -- Negotiations and treachery -- Deal is done -- Another spy at the gallows -- Ring in peril -- Beginning of the end -- Retaking New York at last -- Life after the ring.
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9781595231031 (hbk.)
159523103X (hbk.)
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