Agent Sonya

Written By Ben Macintyre
Agent Sonya
  • Publsiher : Unknown
  • Release : 27 May 2021
  • ISBN : 9780241986950
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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Download or read book entitled Agent Sonya by author: Ben Macintyre which was release on 27 May 2021 and published by Unknown with total page 400 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Ursula Kuczynski Burton was a spymaster, saboteur, bomb-maker and secret agent. Codenamed 'Agent Sonya', her story has never been told - until now. Born to a German Jewish family, as Ursula grew, so did the Nazis' power. As a fanatical opponent of the fascism that ravaged her homeland, Ursula was drawn to communism as a young woman, motivated by the promise of a fair and peaceful society. From planning an assassination attempt on Hitler in Switzerland, to spying on the Japanese in Manchuria, to preventing nuclear war (or so she believed) by stealing the science of atomic weaponry from Britain to give to Moscow, Ursula conducted some of the most dangerous espionage operations of the twentieth century. In Agent Sonya, Britain's most acclaimed historian Ben Macintyre delivers an exhilarating tale that's as fast-paced as any fiction. It is the incredible story of one spy's life, a life that would alter the course of history...

Agent Sonya

Agent Sonya
  • Author : Ben Macintyre
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-05-27
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780241986950
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Summary : Ursula Kuczynski Burton was a spymaster, saboteur, bomb-maker and secret agent. Codenamed 'Agent Sonya', her story has never been told - until now. Born to a German Jewish family, as Ursula grew, so did the Nazis' power. As a fanatical opponent of the fascism that ravaged her homeland, Ursula was ...

Agent Sonya

Agent Sonya
  • Author : Ben Macintyre
  • Publisher : Viking
  • Release Date : 2020-09-15
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780241986950
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Summary : In the quiet Cotswolds village of Great Rollright in 1944, a thin, and unusually elegant, housewife emerged from her cottage to go on her usual bike ride. A devoted mother-of-three, attentive wife and friendly neighbour, Sonya Burton seemed to epitomise rural British domesticity. However, rather than pedalling towards the shops with ...