William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone's A Big Sky Christmas PDF

By William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone

ISBN-10: 0786032677

ISBN-13: 9780786032679

Within the fall of 1873, a wagon teach of immigrants units off from Kansas urban, Missouri, sure for the Montana Territory. major the gang is newly elected wagon grasp Jamie Ian MacCallister, an immense of a guy and frontier legend who swears he can get them there by means of Christmas - come hell or excessive snow drifts...Plagued via brutally harsh storms and rugged terrain, outlaws and opposed Indians, the adventure stands out as the maximum problem those pioneers will ever face. but if issues glance approximately hopeless, aid arrives within the type of not likely saviours: an outdated mountain guy often called Preacher and mythical frontiersman Smoke Jensen. hard-willed males who think within the settlers' desires with all their hearts - and who gets them to their vacation spot via Christmas. no matter if it takes a miracle...

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The flamboyant Schultz had little notion of undercover operations, setting himself up on a houseboat in Portsmouth, flying the German flag from the stern and throwing parties at which he attempted (unsuccessfully) to turn the conversation to naval matters. Though he quickly aroused suspicion, he acquired no useful information. On one occasion, while engaged in gun practice, he shot his housekeeper, Miss Sturgeon, in the arm. When Miss Sturgeon sued for damages, Schultz consulted a local solicitor, Hugh Duff, whom he also asked to collect military and naval information for a ‘German newspaper’.

Extracts of the record of a meeting at Scotland Yard to implement the recommendation of the subcommittee of the Committee of Imperial Defence to nominate Kell and Cumming to the Secret Service Bureau, which was intended to start work in early October 1909. On his return to London from China in 1902, Kell was employed as a German intelligence analyst at the War Office. 84 His opportunity to make his mark came soon after the outbreak of the Russo-Japanese War in 1904 when the officer in charge of the Far Eastern section was found to have confused Kowloon (the city) with Kaoling (Indian corn), and to have made other embarrassing errors.

84 His opportunity to make his mark came soon after the outbreak of the Russo-Japanese War in 1904 when the officer in charge of the Far Eastern section was found to have confused Kowloon (the city) with Kaoling (Indian corn), and to have made other embarrassing errors. Edmonds was chosen to replace him and selected Kell as his deputy and ‘right-hand man’. 88 In the interests of secrecy, Kell had to be removed from the active list before joining the Secret Service Bureau. He was thus taking a significant gamble in accepting the new job.

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