World War II

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In warfare, the battles grab most of the attention. But there is also a secret history to every war. In this series we look at this hidden world of spies, double agents, assassins, and saboteurs, and learn how their actions affected the course of the world's most devastating conflicts. This book explores the secrets of World War II. Throughout the war, both sides made great efforts to uncover enemy plans and keep their own secrets hidden. They engaged in secret operations, plots, and missions, always attempting to wrongfoot the enemy or take them by surprise. Read this book and learn about: Richard Sorge, the Soviet spy in Tokyo, who discovered the German plan to invade the Soviet Union the American plan to strap firebombs to thousands of bats and then drop them on Japanese cities the German plot to kill British prime minister Winston Churchill Book jacket.
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