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Dark invasion : 1915: Germany's secret war and the hunt for the first terrorist cell in America / Howard Blum.

Blum, Howard. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780062307552
  • ISBN: 006230755X
  • Description: xvii, 474 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, 2014.

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Current holds

1 current hold with 13 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult New Books New 940.48673/Blum (Text to phone) Reshelving -
Beverly Main NEW D 619.3 .B58 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers New Books D 619.3 B58 2014 (Text to phone) Reshelving -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction D 619.3 .B58 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult New Nonfiction NEW 940.48673 BLUM 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Best Sellers B&T D619.3.B58 2014 [MCC only] (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult New Nonfiction NEW D 619.3 .B58 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody West Branch Adult New Nonfiction NEW D619.3.B58 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Reading Adult New Nonfiction NEW 940.4867 BLU (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 940.4/BLUM (Text to phone) Checked out 10/01/2014
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Summary: Follows New York Police Inspector Tom Tunney, head of the department's Bomb Squad, as he hunts for German conspirators on American soil during World War I during a sabotage campaign that began in 1914 when the German ambassador to the U.S., Johann von Bernstoff, was instructed to develop an intelligence network to keep America out of WWI and prevent the shipment of supplies and war material to the Allies--both by "any means necessary."
" When a "neutral" United States becomes a trading partner for the Allies early in World War I, the Germans implement a secret plan to strike back. A team of saboteurs--including an expert on germ warfare, a Harvard professor, and a brilliant, debonair spymaster--devise a series of "mysterious accidents" using explosives and biological weapons, to bring down vital targets such as ships, factories, livestock, and even captains of industry like J.P. Morgan. New York Police Inspector Tom Tunney, head of the department's Bomb Squad, is assigned the difficult mission of stopping them. Assembling a team of loyal operatives, the cunning Irish cop hunts for the conspirators among a population of more than eight million Germans. But the deeper he finds himself in this labyrinth of deception, the more Tunney realizes that the enemy's plan is far more complex and more dangerous than he suspected.Full of drama and intensity, illustrated with eight pages of black and-white photos, Dark Invasion is riveting war thriller that chillingly echoes our own time"-- Provided by publisher.

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