Eyewitness Accounts Diary of a Nursing Sister

Eyewitness Accounts Diary of a Nursing Sister

Fighting Fit 1914

Fighting Fit 1914

Eyewitness Accounts My Adventures as a Spy

Series: Eyewitness Accounts

Publication Date15th March 2014

Book FormatPaperback

pages128

Illustrations90

Height198

Width124

A wonderful guide to pre-First World War espionage by the founder of the Boy Scouts.
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ISBN
9781445636108

As a young Army officer, Robert Baden-Powell was stationed in Malta as an aide to his uncle, General Sir Henry Augustus Smyth. While there, he also served as intelligence officer for the Mediterranean for the Director of Military Intelligence and it was in this role that he had many of the adventures described in this book, travelling to investigate fortifications. Written in 1915, and including Baden-Powell's thoughts on German espionage before and in the first years of the First World War, My Adventures as a Spy describes such techniques as how to convey secret information using drawings of butterfly wings, how to quickly disguise yourself, how to safely produce plans of fortresses and observe troops and how to get past sentries.

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