The Secret service

Juan Pujol Garcia - The Fake World War II Secret Service Agent

History of War - The Secret service

Written by Tim Nash

A lot of peculiar things happen during wartime.  One such story is of a man by the name of Juan Pujol Garcia who wanted so badly to become a British double agent that he faked it.  What makes his...
 

Espionage of the British Special Operations Executive (SOE)

History of War - The Secret service

Written by Tim Nash

On July 19, 1940, the branch of the British military that was devoted to clandestine operations, espionage and sabotage that was necessary to fight the Axis powers in World War II established the...
 

M I 5 Used Spies to Hunt Down Spies

History of War - The Secret service

Written by Tim Nash

It is no doubt because of the tremendous popularity of the James Bond stories that “Her Majesties Secret Service” has become well known.  Many covert agencies have developed a tremendous...
 

Operation Mincemeat - How a Dead Secret Agent Made the Invasion of Sicily Possible

History of War - The Secret service

Written by Tim Nash

Allied intelligence strategists during World War II began to plan the invasion of Europe toward the end of the North Africa campaign.  The first strategic initiative of this next big phase of the...
 

Breaking the Enigma Code at Bletchley Park

History of War - The Secret service

Written by Tim Nash

Of the many top secret operations conducted by secret service agents in World War II, there is no doubt that the breaking of the German Enigma code was the one that gave the Allies the greatest...
 

 

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