Spies of War
screenable online: 4 episodes
Montagu, Garbo, Fuchs, Penkovsky... Their names may mean nothing to you, yet these people changed the course of history. They were the greatest spies of the twentieth century.
Spies of War reveals the espionage behind decisive historical events. See how one man assumed 24 identities to simulate the existence of a spy ring. Witness how secret-agent scientists provided the USSR with ultra-confidential plans for the atomic bomb. Discover coded messages, invisible ink, microfilms and all the amazing tactics for transmitting top secret information. Through analysis of declassified documents, archives, reconstructions, interviews with renowned experts and former secret agents, Spies of War offers you an unprecedented glimpse into the minds and methods of undercover operatives.