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  • Hardcover
  • 235
  • George Washington's Secret Six The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution
  • Brian Kilmeade
  • English
  • 10 February 2019
  • 9781595231031

10 thoughts on “George Washington's Secret Six The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution

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    Unfortunately the title and the subject are much exciting than this sometimes sophomoric telling of the Culper Rin

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    I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country Nathan Hale American Revolution SpyI only regret t

  3. says:

    I wish I'd paid attention to who the author was before deciding to listen to this in audiobook form Brian Kilmeade is from Fox Friends notorious

  4. says:

    I try not to review books too often on here because I just don't think I'm that good at it but this book I had to say a few words about I love history and was even a history major in college but had never heard of the Culper spy ring

  5. says:

    I love reading about the Revolutionary War and was excited to learn something new This is a very very dumbed down account of history featurin

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    Even though this was a reuirement for uni it was surprisingly enjoyable to read I most likely shan’t read it again but I had the opportunity to learn about Revolutionary era American espionage tactics which were fascinating as I normally focus on Europe

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    I found the opening uote to this book incredibly timely Washington did not really outfight the British he simply outspied us Major George BeckwithIntelligence gatherers HUMINT and the variety of other names spies are called have been with us since the beginning of time And yet we still hear public outcries from individuals countries and go

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    Don't bother reading this If you want a story version of the Culper Spy Ring watch AMC's series Spin If you want the historical facts use the references from this book The writing is terrible A swing at trying t

  9. says:

    I think one of the things that makes this book great is its length Making history interesting but also accessible to people today is important and I think this book does bothI think I will never forget agent 355 It's hard t

  10. says:

    While searching for books on American General Nathaniel Greene who’s responsible for weakening British General Charles Cornwallis’s forces prior to the catastrophe for the redcoats at Yorktown I discovered George Washi

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George Washington's Secret Six The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution

O protect themission;Caleb Brewster the brash young longshoremanwho loved baiting the British and agreed to ferrymessages between Connecticut and New York;Abraham Woodhull the curmudgeonly andsurprisingly nervous Long Island bachelorwith business and family excuses for travelingto Manhattan;James Rivington the owner of a posh coffeehouseand print shop where high ranking British officersgossiped about secret operations;Agent 355 a woman whose identity remainsunknown but who seems to have used her wit andcharm to coax officers to share vital secretsIn George Washington s Secret Six Townsend andhis fellow spies finally receive their due takingtheir place among thepantheon of heroes of theAmerican Revoluti. I found the opening uote to this book incredibly timely Washington did not really outfight the British he simply outspied us Major George BeckwithIntell

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Histicatedand deeply secretive intelligence network toinfiltrate New York So carefully guarded were themembers identities that one spy s name was notuncovered until the twentieth century and oneremains unknown today But by now historianshave discovered enough information about the ring sactivities to piece together evidence that these sixindividuals turned the tide of the warDrawing on extensive research Brian Kilmeadeand Don Yaeger have painted compelling portraits ofGeorge Washington s secret sixRobert Townsend the reserved uaker merchantand reporter who headed the Culper Ring keepinghis identity secret even from Washington;Austin Roe the tavern keeper who risked hisemployment and his life in order t. Even though this was a reuirement for uni it was surprisingly enjoyable to read I most likely shan t read it again but I had the opportunity to learn

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As a Long Islander endlessly fascinated by eventsthat happened in a place I call home I hope withthis book to give the secret six the credit they didn tget in life The Culper spies represent all the patrioticAmericans who give so much for their country but because of the nature of their work will not or cannottake a bow or even talk about their missions Brian Kilmeade When General George Washington beat a hastyretreat from New York City in August 1776 manythought the American Revolution might soon beover Instead Washington rallied thanks in largepart to a little known top secret group called theCulper Spy RingWashington realized that he couldn t beat theBritish with military might so he recruited a sop. Unfortunately the title and the subject are much exciting than this sometimes sophomoric telling of the Culper Ring s story To say it is dumbed down is


About the Author: Brian Kilmeade

As cohost of FOX & Friends the number one rated morning program on cable television for the past nine years Brian Kilmeade shares his uniue perspective on the daily news He has interviewed the biggest names in politics sports and entertainment often securing exclusive contentKilmeade played a large part in FOX ís coverage of September 11th as well as coverage including reporting from war z