TURNCOATS, TRAITORS AND HEROES by John Bakeless

TURNCOATS, TRAITORS AND HEROES

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An excellent supplement to the study of American history, John Bakeless writes of spies, both British and American, during the American War for Independence. Narrow escapes, successes and failures,- most of this is based on papers of Sir Henry Clinton of the British army- it is revealed that many respected Americans spied for the British. Ann Bates, Benedict Arnold, Nathan Hale, Lydia Darragh, Enoch Crosby, a whole retinue of known and unknown figures whose exploits should appeal both to spy story addicts and to students of American history.

Pub Date: Jan. 6th, 1959
Publisher: Lippincott