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Treacherous Passage

Autor: Mills, Bill

Disponibilitate: LIVRARE IN 3-5 SAPTAMANI (produsul este livrat din Marea Britanie)

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While the Great War raged across the trench-lined battlefields of Europe, a hidden conflict took place in the distant hinterlands of the turbulent Mexican Republic. German officials and secret-service operatives plotted to bring war to the United States through an array of schemes and strategies, from training a German-Mexican army for a cross-border invasion to dispatching saboteurs to disrupt American industry and planning for submarine bases on the western coast of Mexico.

Bill Mills tells the true story of the most audacious of these operations: the German plot to launch clandestine sea raiders from the Mexican port of Mazatlán to disrupt Allied merchant shipping in the Pacific. The scheme led to a desperate struggle between German and American secret agents in Mexico. German consul Fritz Unger, the director of a powerful trading house, plotted to obtain a salvaged Mexican gunboat to supply U-boats operating off Mexico and to seize a hapless tramp schooner to help hunt Allied merchantmen.


Unger’s efforts were opposed by a colorful array of individuals, including a trusted member of the German secret service in Mexico who was also the top American spy, the U.S. State Department’s senior officer in Mazatlán, the hard-charging commander of a navy gunboat, and a draft-dodging American informant in the enemy camp. Full of drama and intrigue,

 

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Autor Mills, Bill
Editura Potomac Books Inc
Dimensiuni 229 x 152
Data Publicarii 30/01/2017
Format Cartonata
Numar pagini 280
Descriere RO In timp ce Marele Razboi s-a dezlantuit pe campurile de lupta ale Europei, acoperite de transee, a avut loc un conflict ascuns in interiorul indepartat al turbulentei Republici Mexicane. Oficialii germani si agentii de servicii secrete au complotat sa aduca razboiul in Statele Unite printr-o serie de scheme si strategii, de la instruirea unei armate germano-mexicane pentru o invazie transfrontaliera la trimiterea sabotorilor pentru a perturba industria americana si planificarea bazelor submarine pe coasta de vest a Mexicului.
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In timp ce Marele Razboi s-a dezlantuit pe campurile de lupta ale Europei, acoperite de transee, a avut loc un conflict ascuns in interiorul indepartat al turbulentei Republici Mexicane. Oficialii germani si agentii de servicii secrete au complotat sa aduca razboiul in Statele Unite printr-o serie de scheme si strategii, de la instruirea unei armate germano-mexicane pentru o invazie transfrontaliera la trimiterea sabotorilor pentru a perturba industria americana si planificarea bazelor submarine pe coasta de vest a Mexicului.
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