Spy Sites of Washington  DC

Spy Sites of Washington DC


  • Author : H. Keith Melton
  • Publisher : Georgetown University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-01
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781626163829


Spy Sites of Washington DC Book Description :

Washington, DC, stands at the epicenter of world espionage. Mapping this history from the halls of government to tranquil suburban neighborhoods reveals scoresof dead drops, covert meeting places, and secret facilities—a constellation ofclandestine sites unknown to even the most avid history buffs. Until now. Spy Sites of Washington, DC traces more than two centuries of secret history from the Mount Vernon study of spymaster George Washington to the Cleveland Park apartment of the “Queen of Cuba.” In 220 main entries as well as listings for dozens more spy sites, intelligence historians Robert Wallace and H. Keith Melton weave incredible true stories of derring-do and double-crosses that put even the best spy fiction to shame. Maps and more tha...

Spy Sites of New York City

Spy Sites of New York City


  • Author : H. Keith Melton
  • Publisher : Georgetown University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-03
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781626167100


Spy Sites of New York City Book Description :

Through every era of American history, New York City has been a battleground for international espionage, where secrets are created, stolen, and passed through clandestine meetings and covert communications. Some spies do their work and escape, while others are compromised, imprisoned, and--a few--executed. Spy Sites of New York City takes you inside this shadowy world and reveals the places where it all happened. In 233 main entries as well as listings for scores more spy sites, H. Keith Melton and Robert Wallace weave incredible true stories of derring-do and double-crosses that put even the best spy fiction to shame. The cases and sites follow espionage history from the Revolutionary War and Civil War, to the rise of communism and fascism in the t...

Spy Sites of Philadelphia

Spy Sites of Philadelphia


  • Author : H. Keith Melton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1647120179


Spy Sites of Philadelphia Book Description :

Philadelphia became a battleground for spies as George Washington's Patriot army in nearby Valley Forge struggled to survive the winter of 1776-77. In the centuries that followed--through the Civil War, the rise of fascism and communism in the twentieth century, and today's fight against terrorism--the city has been home to international intrigue and some of America's most celebrated spies. Spy Sites of Philadelphia takes readers inside this shadowy world to reveal the places and people of Philadelphia's hidden history. These fascinating entries portray details of stolen secrets, clandestine meetings, and covert communications through every era of American history. Along the way, readers will meet both heroes and villains whose daring deceptions help...

Undercover Washington

Undercover Washington


  • Author : Pamela Kessler
  • Publisher : Capital Books
  • Release Date : 2004-11
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1931868972


Undercover Washington Book Description :

Offers a guided tour through Washington, D. C. and nearby Virginia and Maryland leads to more than seventy dropsites, safehouses, graveyards, mansions, museums, secure government offices, and restaurant rendezvous where the spy game has been played, from George Washington through today's war on terrorism....

International Spy Museum Handbook of Practical Spying
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

International Spy Museum Handbook of Practical Spying


  • Author : Jack Barth
  • Publisher : National Geographic Society
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0792267958


International Spy Museum Handbook of Practical Spying Book Description :

Join the Super Friends as they unite against the bad guys and stand up for justice in this action-packed colouring book!...

Spycraft
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Spycraft


  • Author : Robert Wallace
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780452295476


Spycraft Book Description :

In this look at the CIA's most secretive operations and the devices that made them possible, Spycraft tells gripping life-and-death stories about a group of spytechs-much of it never previously revealed and with images never before seen by the public....

A Spy in the White House

A Spy in the White House


  • Author : Ron Roy
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780375825576


A Spy in the White House Book Description :

KC tries to uncover the White House spy who is leaking secrets about the upcoming wedding of her mother and the president....

The Unexpected Spy
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Unexpected Spy


  • Author : Tracy Walder
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-25
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250230997


The Unexpected Spy Book Description :

A highly entertaining account of a young woman who went straight from her college sorority to the CIA, where she hunted terrorists and WMDs "A thrilling tale...Walder’s fast-paced and intense narrative opens a window into life in two of America’s major intelligence agencies" —Publishers Weekly (starred review) When Tracy Walder enrolled at the University of Southern California, she never thought that one day she would offer her pink beanbag chair in the Delta Gamma house to a CIA recruiter, or that she’d fly to the Middle East under an alias identity. The Unexpected Spy is the riveting story of Walder's tenure in the CIA and, later, the FBI. In high-security, steel-walled rooms in Virginia, Walder watched al-Qaeda members with drones as Presi...

The Irregulars
Score: 3.5
From 19 Ratings

The Irregulars


  • Author : Jennet Conant
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-09-08
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743294591


The Irregulars Book Description :

A best-selling account describes the intelligence operations of allied forces during World War II as experienced by wounded RAF pilot Roald Dahl, a patriot who infiltrated the upper reaches of Georgetown society and worked with such figures as Churchill, Roosevelt, and spy chief William Stephenson to influence U.S. policy in favor of England. Reprint....

Spy Runner

Spy Runner


  • Author : Eugene Yelchin
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2019-02-12
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250120823


Spy Runner Book Description :

In Spy Runner, a noir mystery middle grade novel from Newbery Honor author Eugene Yelchin, a boy stumbles upon a secret that jeopardizes American national security....