MY ADVENTURES AS A SPY by Lieut.-Gen. SIR ROBERT BADEN-POWELL, first published in 1915.
"Spies are like ghosts—people seem to have had a general feeling that there might be such things, but they did not at the same time believe in them—because they never saw them, and seldom met anyone who had had first-hand experience of them. But as regards the spies, I can speak with personal knowledge in saying that they do exist, and in very large numbers, not only in England, but in every part of Europe." - Robert Baden-Powell
Chapters included in this book:
DIFFERENT DEGREES OF SPIES
GERMAN PLANS FOR INVADING ENGLAND
JAN GROOTBOOM, MY NATIVE SPY
SECRET MESSAGES AND HOW CARRIED
SECRET PLANS OF FORTRESSES
"BUTTERFLY HUNTING" IN DALMATIA
HOW SPIES DISGUISE THEMSELVES
EXPLORING A FOREIGN DOCKYARD
SPYING ON MOUNTAIN TROOPS
MORE MOUNTAIN SPYING
THE STORY OF BADEN-POWELL 'The Wolf that never Sleeps' by Harold Begbie, first published in 1900.
Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, Bt, OM, GCMG, GCVO, KCB (22 February 1857 – 8 January 1941), also known as B-P or Lord Baden-Powell, was a lieutenant-general in the British Army, writer, and founder of the Scout Movement. Baden-Powell made paintings and drawings almost every day of his life. Most have a humorous or informative character. He published books and other texts during his years of military service both to finance his life and to educate his men.