Top Secret Files: World War I: Spies, Secret Missions, and Hidden Facts from World War I

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Dec 1, 2014 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 125 pages
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Flame throwers, spy trees, bird bombs, and Hell Fighters were all a part of World War I, but you won't learn that in your history books! Uncover long-lost secrets of spies like Howard Burnham, "The One Legged Wonder," and nurse-turned-spy, Edith Cavell. Peek into secret files to learn the truth about the Red Baron and the mysterious Mata Hari. Then build your own Zeppelin balloon and mix up some invisible ink. It's all part of the true stories from the Top Secret Files of History. Take a look if you dare, but be careful! Some secrets are meant to stay hidden...
 

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User Review  - kimpiddington - LibraryThing

The author has hit another grand slam! My favorite stories: razzle dazzle designs, farmers using circus elephants to replace horses commissioned for war effort, Cher Ami carrier pigeon extraordinaire ... Read full review

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User Review  - rivkat - LibraryThing

My 9-year-old son, more of a WWII history buff but interested in military history in general, really enjoyed this. He compared it favorably to the stories at the Spy Museum (another favorite). Read full review

Contents

SECRETS
SPIES
SPECIAL MISSIONS
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About the author (2014)

Stephanie Bearce is a writer, teacher, and history detective. She loves tracking down spies and uncovering secret missions from the comfort of her library in St. Charles, MO. When she isn't writing or teaching, Stephanie loves to travel the world and go on adventures with her husband, Darrell.

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