Amazing Spies - A Short eBook: Inspirational Stories

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Amazing People Club, Apr 7, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 29 pages
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Welcome to the secret world of spies. For obvious reasons, their lives are often shrouded in mystery however in this unique collection of short audio stories, you'll come 'face-to-face' with some of the world's most amazing spies, as their unique stories come to life. Meet Vasili Mitrokin, the Russian spy who risked everything to share intelligence after being shocked at how the KGB were oppressing his fellow Russians. Explore the fascinating and little-known story of Maria Poliakova, a daring young woman who played a key role in Hitler's ultimate downfall. Delve into the unbelievable life of Sidney Reilly who was the real-life inspiration for Ian Fleming's fictional character James Bond. Travel with Klaus Fuchs, a spy who leaked crucial nuclear bomb information from the USA, UK and Canada to the USSR.

Each story comes to life through BioViews®. These are short biographical narratives, similar to interviews. They provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

 

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Contents

Life Stories of Amazing People
Vasili Mitrokhin
Vasili Nikitich Mitrokhin
Maria Poliakova
Maria Poliakova
Sidney Reilly
Sidney George Reilly
Klaus Fuchs
Klaus Emil Julius Fuchs
The Authors Note
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Educational psychologist and entrepreneur, Dr Charles Margerison, created the concept for the Amazing People series during a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, when he wondered what Shakespeare might say if he was interviewed about his life achievements. The series now features the stories of over 500 amazing people.As well as working in educational institutions for many years, Dr Margerison has consulted widely for global organizations. He was previously Professor of Management at Cranfield University, UK, and the University of Queensland, Australia. The author of numerous books, Dr Margerison is a member of the Royal Institution and the Royal Society of Literature.

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