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WWI Spies & Codes

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mckenzie Kelly

on 11 December 2015

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Transcript of WWI Spies & Codes

Edith Cavell
Mata Hari
-Mata Hari Dutch exotic dancer and prostitute

-Spied for Germany when with France men

-Spied for France when with German men

-The French suspect her of duplicity,Feb. 13, 1917,imprisoned, tried by a military court on July 24–25, 1917, sentenced to death, and shot by a firing squad.
Carl Hans Lody
-In May 1914 approached by German naval intelligence officials
-United Kingdom with orders to spy on the Royal Navy
- He posed as an American — he could speak English fluently, with an American accent, genuine U.S. passport made by an American citizen in Germany.
-un-coded communications were detected by British censors
-The British counter-espionage agency MI5, allowed him to continue, first two messages were allowed to reach the Germans, increasingly sensitive nature of his messages prompted arrest, hotel in Killarney, Ireland
Zimmerman Telegraph
-military alliance between Germany and Mexico in the event of the United States' entering World War I against Germany.

-decoded by British intelligence

-territory in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.
Spies & Codes
- played a crucial role in the war

-double agent system

-ground work for WWII espionage
WWI Spies & Codes
McKenzie Kelly & Malik Mays & Blake Borders
The Choctaw Telephone Squad
"The Germans had successfully tapped telephone lines, were deciphering codes and repeatedly capturing runners sent out to deliver messages directly."

-solution was stumbled upon by chance
-142nd Infantry Regiment.
"They were instrumental in helping US troops win several key battles..."
Work Cited

Kindersley, Dorling. "Spying on the Enemy.". Web.

Debruyne, Emmanuel: Espionage, in: 1914-1918-online. International Encyclopedia of the First World War, ed. by Ute Daniel, Peter Gatrell, Oliver Janz, Heather Jones, Jennifer Keene, Alan Kramer, and Bill Nasson, issued by Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin 2014-10-08.

Norton-Taylor, Richard. "Edith Cavell, Shot by Germans during WWI, Celebrated 100 Years on." 12 Oct. 2015. Web. 9 Dec. 2015.

Spies and You. WWI Spy Propaganda. JBKtheDongsauger's Channel, 17 May 2011. Web. 9 Dec. 2015.

-British nurse

-She got executed because the Germans found out she warned her mother that she was being watched by German spies

-She helped 100’s of allied spies escape from belgium in the war
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