Allied intelligence personnel, including Americans, at secret locations in Britian helped win the war against Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. More »
In WWII, the espionage activities of the Cambridge spies resulted in a wealth of intelligence for the Soviets. More »
The British Prosper spy network was destroyed, but the British themselves may have facilitated the tragedy to conceal plans for the D-Day invasion. More »
Petty thief, con artist, and burglar Eddie Chapman played both sides as “Fritzchen” and “Agent Zigzag.” More »
In 1938, Ewald von Kleist-Schmenzin undertook a secret prewar mission to Great Britain. At stake: another world war and the lives of millions. More »
Russian Sidney Reilly spoke seven languages, spied for the British, and inspired Ian Fleming’s famous fictional spy, James Bond. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.