George Washington's secret spy war : the making of America's first spymaster / John A. Nagy.
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- ISBN: 9781250096814
- ISBN: 1250096812
- Physical Description: viii, 374 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2016.
- Copyright: ©2016.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-355) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
French lessons -- Drinking, flashing the ladies, and grave robbing -- Desperate times -- Pools of blood -- Quaker chicanery -- We danced the minuet -- Double agents -- Traitors and licensed spies -- Black chambers and the medicine factory -- Petite guerre -- Deception battle plan: the objective -- Deception battle plan: enemy assumptions -- Deception battle plan: method -- Deception battle plan: the sting-executing the plan -- Deception battle plan: exploitation -- Conclusion.
The untold story of how George Washington took a disorderly, ill-equipped rabble and defeated the best trained and best equipped army of its day. Author John A. Nagy has become the nation's leading expert on Revolutionary spies, discovering hundreds who went behind enemy lines to gather intelligence during the American Revolution, many of whom are completely unknown to most historians. Using Washington's diary as the primary source, Nagy tells of Washington's experiences during the French and Indian War which honed his skill and upon which he heavily depended. He used espionage to level the playing field and then exploited it on to final victory. Filled with thrilling and never-before-told stories from the battlefield and behind enemy lines, this is the story of how Washington used a "Deception Battle Plan", fishermen's observances, false information, and misdirection to out-spy the British.
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