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Cover of: In Plain Sight by von Feilitzsch, Heribert
September 7, 2012 | History
Cover of: In Plain Sight: Felix A. Sommerfeld, Spymaster in Mexico, 1908 to 1914 by

In Plain Sight: Felix A. Sommerfeld, Spymaster in Mexico, 1908 to 1914

Published by Henselstone Verlag LLC in Amissville, Virginia 20106 .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents vi
Prologue viii
Acknowledgements xiv
Part I The Formative Years 1
Chapter 1 Early Life in Prussia 2
Chapter 2 “Boyish Mistakes” 8
Chapter 3 Service in China 16
Chapter 4 “A Healthy Life” 30
Part II From Dictatorship to Revolution 41
Chapter 5 Pre-Revolutionary Mexico 42
Chapter 6 The Stallforths in Pre-Revolutionary Chihuahua 52
Chapter 7 Apprenticeship in Spy Craft 68
Chapter 8 The Challenge to the Dictator 82
Chapter 9 Sherburne G. Hopkins: King Maker 104
Chapter 10 ¡Viva Madero! ¡Viva la Revolución! 120
Part III The Madero Presidency 135
Chapter 11 Revolution Unchecked 136
Chapter 12 The “Hopkins Plan” 154
Chapter 13 The “Sommerfeld Organization” 174
Chapter 14 Count von Bernstorff and the 1912 U.S. Elections 194
Chapter 15 The Dismantling of a Presidency 210
Chapter 16 "Short of an Earthquake…" 234
Part IV Insurgency 269
Chapter 17 The Fight against the Usurper 270
Chapter 18 El Gral y Jefe de la División del Norte, Francisco Villa 296
Chapter 19 Villa Comes into his Own 318
Chapter 20 Sommerfeld and the Arms of the SS “Ypiranga” 340
Chapter 21 The break-in at the Hibbs 364
Epilogue 382
Endnotes 390
Bibliography 438
Index 456

The Physical Object

Format Hardcover
Pagination xxviii, 468p.
Number of pages 496
Dimensions 9 x 6 x 1.5 inches
Weight 1 kilos

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25414251M
ISBN 13 9780985031701, 9780985031718
LC Control Number 2012913352

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