Spies and Codebreakers by Claire Throp


Spies and Codebreakers by Claire Throp

The year is 1939. Germany, led by Adolf Hitler, has invaded Poland. The world is about to enter into the biggest and most terrible war in history. But from the depths of despair rose some very courageous, selfless individuals, such as 'Garbo' (Juan Pujol), 'Agent Zigzag' (Eddie Chapman) and Alan Turing, who risked their lives for the sakes of others in need, often for no gain and with no recognition. Here are some of their incredible stories...

About the Author

Claire Throp loves sea mammals and spent far too long looking at them while supposedly doing research for this book! She has written children's nonfiction on subjects ranging from countries to sports to. She lives just outside Oxford, England.

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

11th August 2016



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