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How I became a Secret Agent

Dr. A. K. Graves

The mysterious man known as Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves was a double agent working for the German secret service and MI5 before the start of the first world war. In 1912 he was arrested in Scotland and imprisoned. But after 8 months he was mysteriously released and shortly afterwards appeared in New York, where he caused a sensation by publishing his memoirs of his service as a spy, which sold over 100,000 copies. His reminiscences are a fascinating insight into espionage in Europe at the end of the 19th century.

The mysterious man known as Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves was a double agent working for the German secret service and MI5 before the start of the first world war. In 1912 he was arrested in Scotland and imprisoned. But after 8 months he was mysteriously released and shortly afterwards appeared in New York, where he caused a sensation by publishing his memoirs of his service as a spy, which sold over 100,000 copies. His reminiscences are a fascinating insight into espionage in Europe at the end of the 19th century.
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The mysterious man known as Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves was a double agent working for the German secret service and MI5 before the start of the first world war. In 1912 he was arrested in Scotland and imprisoned. But after 8 months he was mysteriously released and shortly afterwards appeared in New York, where he caused a sensation by publishing his memoirs of his service as a spy, which sold over 100,000 copies. His reminiscences are a fascinating insight into espionage in Europe at the end of the 19th century.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Cathy Dobson

Length:

58m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

24:47


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

18:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:45