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In times of crisis no option can be left unexplored. No one knew that more than the U.S. Department of Defense during World War II. Desperate to hasten the end of the war, they embarked on a bizarre experiment: if they could make a full-size warship invisible, they could win the war. Stranger still, the first man to talk about the experiment met with a mysterious death. Now, more than fifty years later, how far will the government go to keep the true story from being told? When mathematics expert and crack computer-hacker Alice Henreid begins to investigate the extraordinary events surrounding the Philadelphia Experiment, she has no idea that soon she will be dealing with a US Defence Intelligence Agency and even jeopardising her own life! Factual information files follow the main story, including biographies, witness statements and debriefings - these allow the reader to make up their own mind about the more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback
  • 128 x 194 x 10mm | 117.94g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0753410214
  • 9780753410219

About Francis Deary

Terry Deary enjoys writing both fiction and non-fiction and has had over 120 books published in the UK. Many of these have been translated into 28 languages and appear in another 250 editions around the world. Terry is most famous for his Horrible Histories series (Scholastic) with which he is credited as "single-handedly inventing alternative non-fiction". Five million copies of the series have been sold worldwide and ITV recently turned them into a TV series for children. Terry has won numerous awards, including being voted by Blue Peter viewers as author of the "Best Knowledge Book of all Time" and the "Best Non-fiction Author of the Century". He also dominates the annual list for children's non-fiction library more

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