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Women Who Spied
From the biblical days of Delilah to mdern times there have been women who ventured at their peril as spies into the conflicts of armed men. Recounted in this fascinating history are dramatic incidents of feminine espionage in the United States and abroad from the time of the American Revolution to the present day. Learn about Lydia Darragh who alerted General Washington t ...more
Paperback, 244 pages
Published December 26th 1992 by Madison Books
(first published November 25th 1992)
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The cases presented here added an entirely new dimension to my knowledge of war history simply because the subject of women and warfare is rarely, if ever, taught schools. The author does not exaggerate or interpolate details and the bibliography is a commendable one. These women's stories are also told at the National Women's History Museum website among many others: www.nwhm.org/online-exhibits/spies/1.htm ...more