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Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence in the Revolutionary War

Kenneth A. Daigler
Format
Book
Published
Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9781626160507, 1626160503
Contents
  • George Washington learns the intelligence trade
  • The united front campaign that led to the American Revolution
  • The intelligence war begins
  • Covert action in Europe leading to the French alliance
  • Nathan Hale and the British occupation of New York City
  • John Jay's efforts at counterintelligence
  • Washington begins to establish his intelligence capabilities
  • Benedict Arnold: hero turned traitor
  • American intelligence activities reach maturity
  • Nathanael Greene and intelligence in the Southern Campaign
  • Yorktown and the endgame
  • The African-American role in American intelligence activities
  • Conclusion.
Description
xviii, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-298) and index.
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