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10 Fantastic Nonfiction Reads: True Stories Featuring Women Spies

Posted about 1 month ago by April S

Posted in History and Politics and Nonfiction | Tagged with biographies, CIA, civil war, cryptographers, espionage, intelligence officers, resistance movements, secret agents, Secret Service, spies, undercover operations, women in war, women private investigators, women spies, Women's History Month and World War II

Inspiring true stories about women who just happened to work as spies.

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Mission Accomplished: True Stories of Great Spies and Spycraft

Posted over 2 years ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics and Mysteries and Thrillers | Tagged with code breakers, Cold War, cryptography, espionage, nonfiction, spies, spy stories, World War I and World War II

With any spy story, there’s something compellingly magical about people sneaking around and getting away with it, but the best spy stories are the ones that really happened.

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We Shall Overcome: Great True Stories of Overcoming Hardship

Posted over 2 years ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, History and Politics and Movies and Music | Tagged with bravery, civil rights, grit, guts, oppression, overcoming odds, perseverance, poverty, refugees, rising up, strength, struggle, survival and World War II

Tough times call for inspiring stories of people overcoming long odds or bad situations – take a look and be amazed.

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Moms and Movies

Posted over 3 years ago by April S

Posted in Movies and Music | Tagged with classic movies, comedy films, digital video, eVideo, families -- drama, melodrama, Mother's Day, mothers, movies, streaming movies, streaming video and World War II

This Mother’s Day … take the time to appreciate your mom or any mom for that matter. Everyone knows someone that is a mom or mother figure and those special moms should be honored. So, why not celebrate those special women in your life by enjoying a good film together?

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