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Famous spies in American history

by Bryan, George S.

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Published by Crowell Publishing Company in Springfield, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spies,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMentor (Crowell Publishing Company). Vol. 9, no. 8, September 1, 1921.
    Statementby George S. Bryan
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25181445M
    OCLC/WorldCa773610959

      The 10 best real-life spies – in pictures and later on the American Manhattan Project. He was arrested and imprisoned in after it became clear that he was passing information to the. Famous Spies Nathan Hale - Hale was an American spy who was caught while gathering information in New York City. He was hung by the British, but is remembered for his famous last words which were "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country." Benjamin Tallmadge - Tallmadge ran the American spy network under George Washington.

    Spies of the Revolution include Paul Revere, Enoch Crosby, Nathan Hale and Alias Culper. The rest of the book is devoted to the better known escapades of Civil War spies — Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Alan Pinkerton, Belle Boyd, Emma Edmonds, Walter Bowie and Elizabeth Van Lew.   The New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Camp 14 returns with the untold story of one of the most powerful spies in American history, shedding new light on the U.S. role in the Korean War, and its legacy In , master sergeant Donald Nichols was repairing jeeps on the sleepy island of Guam when he caught the eye of recruiters from the army's Counter Intelligence : Penguin Publishing Group.

    Books SPIES, SPIES EVERYWHERE A journey through D.C. espionage Mystery and intrigue are running wild in the capital these days. Secret conversations with dangerous diplomats, explosive foreign. Espionage or spying is the act of obtaining secret or confidential information or divulging of the same without the permission of the holder of the information. Spies help agencies uncover secret information. Any individual or spy ring (a cooperating group of spies), in the service of a government, company or independent operation, can commit espionage. The practice is clandestine, as it is by.


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Famous Spies: The Rosenbergs, Soviet Union Spies Ielmira The LA Times reports on the execution of famous spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg on J Married couple Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were American communists who were executed in for Author: All That's Interesting.

"Makes real-life spy history come alive, and is highly recommended especially for public and college library American History shelves."― Midwest Book Review "Sulick blends the historical record with his own intelligence expertise to create a nonfiction espionage thriller on par with the best of Ian Fleming and John Le Carre."―Cited by: 2.

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were most famous spies in history. They were American Communists who worked for Soviet secret agency KGB.

They were known for passing nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union. Julius joined KGB in and was one of their top ranking spies. He also recruited many others to Author: Adriana John.

It’s no secret that the United States has had its fair share of duplicitous spies. Today, movies portraying double agents and TV shows like The Americans pay homage to Cold War fears and politics that now seem so far away.

While time has placed a definite, physical distance between today and that era, the effects of some of the most infamous, traitorous American spies are not as distant as Author: All That's Interesting. Before he became famous for penning such books as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “James and the Giant Peach,” Dahl was part of a British spy ring in Washington, : Elizabeth Nix.

Former intelligence analyst for the United States government Jonathan Jay Pollard spied for and provided top-secret classified information to Israel. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous spies from all over the world.

Virginia Hall was an American spy who was allegedly dubbed as “the most dangerous of all Allied spies” by the Germans. At the outbreak of World War II, she found herself in Paris.

After France’s surrender, she fled to Britain and became an SOE agent. Some of history’s greatest spy fiction writers—including John le Carré, Ian Fleming, and Graham Greene—were spies themselves, and drew on that experience when writing their famous fictional spy books.

But when you read some of the remarkable true stories in the great spy books listed below, you may begin to wonder if le Carré and his compatriots left the good parts out of their novels. The New Spymasters, my new book, is the product of nearly 20 years of writing about and meeting spies, ever since they emerged from the shadows of the Berlin Wall.

Spies seek out top secret information and pass it on to rival governments, army leaders, or businesses. Throughout history, spies have led dangerous lives.

The information spies stole was often so valuable that they faced death if found out. Some spies work like burglars to collect information. The Culper Ring: The History and Legacy of the Revolutionary War's Most Famous Spy Ring describes a little-known component of the Revolutionary war.

Other than Nathan Hale, I had read nothing about American spies during the Revolutionary war until I read this book/5(). The annals of espionage are ripe with the exploits of notorious spies, some more familiar than others. Convicted American spy Jonathan Pollard, 61, was released from a North Carolina federal.

Other prominent names include James Armistead Lafayette who became the first African American double agent, Belle Boyd who served during the American civil war.

Check this segment and find out in detail about famous American spies who provided top-secret classified information to America about their rival nations and groups. When you hear the word spy, James Bond (aka ) is probably the first person that comes to mind.

But he's the work of fiction and fantasy. Did you ever wonder about the most famous spies that really existed?Here are the 10 most infamous Author: Jessica Spar. Virginia Hall, a.k.a. the ‘Limping Lady,’ organized sabotage and rescue operations across Vichy France, paving the way for the Allied invasion.

Known as the Ace of Spies, Sydney Reilly was one of the most famous spies of the 20th century. Recruited by Scotland Yard, he influenced world history through his acts of sheer.

He was a master spy, a charmer, an extraordinary con man, and a cad who knew how to live by his wits. He spied in Japan, Germany, Canada, and a number of other countries.

In and out of wartime, spies play an essential role in information gathering for their nations (and, on occasion, as double-spies for other nations).

The spies listed here are the most famous in history. Mata Hari Born: ; Died: Mata Hari in a dancing costume. Spied For: Germany (and Possibly France).

2. The Secret History of World War II: Spies, Code Breakers and Covert Operations. From the trusted writers of National Geographic comes the little-known true story of the spies that operated behind the scenes during the second world war. Much of the source material for this book was only recently declassified, and contains never-before-seen photographs and coded : Melissa Maize.

American Spies presents the stunning histories of more than forty Americans who spied against their country during the past six decades. Michael Sulick, former head of the CIA's clandestine service, illustrates through these stories—some familiar, others much less well known—the common threads in the spy cases and the evolution of American.

Here is a list of 5 notable spies from around the world. 1) Mata Hari, German Spy Possibly one of the most famous spies of all time, Mata Hari was an exotic dancer and high class prostitute in Paris who spied for Germany during World War 1.

The Du. In times of crisis, spies can also be used to steal technology and to sabotage the enemy in various ways. For centuries women have served their allegiances with as much efficacy as their male counterparts in espionage.

The spies listed here are the top 10 beautiful lady spies from the history. Isabella Marie Boyd (May 9, – J ).Spies, Code Breakers, and Secret Agents is an excellent history book for younger kids from 8 years to 12 years of age. Carol Roman has done a great job explaining about the fascinating world of spydom during WWII as she writes about spy missions and gear, secret armies, and super spies.

Even as an adult I enjoyed reading through the book/5.Here's a quick history of some other famous spies. Benedict Arnold. Every schoolchild knows that Arnold is the textbook definition of a traitor. The bright and talented Revolutionary War brigadier general won several battles for the colonies including some naval clashes with the British on Lake Champlain before becoming a turncoat.