Rafael Quintero

Rafael Quintero was a CIA operative in the 1960’s who had a very busy few years making an impact on the Cuban situation happening around the same time prior to the Bay of Pigs invasion. While many CIA operatives have gained notoriety for their exploits, Rafael Quintero seems to be one of those select few … Read more

Paul Revere

Paul Revere is a man that anyone who knows American history will have heard of. Paul Revere chose a course of action at the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War that has gone down in history as a legend. While his actions were not long winded and protracted, his short but decisive decision has been … Read more

Nathan Hale

Nathan Hale is an American hero who fought during the American Revolutionary War as a soldier in the Continental Army. While Nathan Hale was not seen as a hero at the time, but today he is revered as one of America’s all time heroes even though he only lived to 21 years of age. We … Read more

Mata Hari

Mata Hari is a lady of Dutch descent who ended up being accused of spying against the Germans. The problem with the story of Mata Hari is that it has never been proven whether she was a spy or not. So this could end up being a tragic story about someone who was accused of … Read more

Mary Edwards Walker

Mary Edwards Walker is someone who we still don’t know the full truth about, yet her exploits gained her the United States Medal of Honor, the only woman to have ever been bestowed this great accolade. Adding to the Medal of Honor, Mary Edwards Walker is also the very first Female U.S. Army Surgeon too; … Read more

Lydia Darragh

If the story of Lydia Darragh (also spelled Darrah or Darrach) is true then she possessed courage most people could only wish for, she was a lady who by all accounts acted to save the American Army from attack by the British. This act was said to have happened during the American Revolutionary War, the … Read more

Juan Pujol Garcia

Juan Pujol Garcia was a Spanish spy acting as a double agent in the Second World War for Great Britain and Germany. Juan Pujol is a very important and pivotal figure from the Second World War as the misdirection he fed to Germany is seen by many as the reason why the war finished when … Read more

Jose Rodriguez (CIA)

Jose Rodriguez is a man who started off in humble beginnings and through hard work, determination and an intelligent mind managed to forge a brilliant career in the CIA that took him all the way to the position of Director of the National Clandestine Service (D/NCS). Jose Rodriguez is also a man who can claim … Read more

Jonathan Pollard

Jonathan Pollard was an intelligence analyst, something that would not make a person famous, but his actions while working for the Naval Investigative Service (NIS) bought him national and international recognition in the wrong manner. Jonathan Pollard was arrested and convicted in the mid 1980’s after the United States found that Pollard had been spying … Read more

John Stockwell (CIA)

John Stockwell is a very interesting subject when it comes to previous CIA operatives; there are two reasons why he is such an interesting person to write about. The first is that he served in the CIA for 13 years and completed seven tours of duty in this time period, the second and more interesting … Read more