Download e-book for kindle: Agente: Female Secret Agents in World Wars, Cold Wars and by Douglas Boyd

By Douglas Boyd

ISBN-10: 0750966947

ISBN-13: 9780750966948

fail to remember the journey tales of James Bond, Kim Philby, Klaus Fuchs and co. – espionage is not only a boys’ game.

As lengthy as there was clash, there were woman brokers backstage. In Belgium and northern France in 1914–18 there have been a number of thousand ladies actively operating opposed to the Kaiser’s forces occupying their homelands. within the moment international battle, girls of many countries adverse the Nazis, risking the firing squad or decapitation by way of awl or guillotine. but, a lot of these girls didn't have the suitable to vote for a central authority or perhaps open a checking account. So why did they do it?

This revealing heritage explores the lives and the motivations of the ladies of many races and social sessions who've risked their lives as mystery brokers, and celebrates their intelligence, energy and courage.

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