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For the Freedom of Northern Ireland!

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The influence of aviation on intelligence activities was not limited to photographing the territory of other states. The use of aircraft greatly simplified the problem of delivery of agents and saboteurs. It was a real revolution in the work of the secret services! Previously agents were able to enter the territory of other countries only by land or by sea.

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The 46th and 72nd Reconnaissance Squadrons’ operations in the Arctic: 1946

The winters at Ladd Field were always severe, and sometimes exceptionally so. Every month of the year except July could bring freezing temperatures, but in winter they could descend to -50°C. The winter of 1946 was particularly bad and played havoc with the maintenance of aircraft and ground equipment. As

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The Wings of the Abwehr: The Dawn of Secret Missions

Theodor Rowehl The secret activities of the talented organizer of secret missions Theodor Rowehl left a significant mark on the history of the Luftwaffe, German military intelligence and the Third Reich. However, before going into Rowehl’s career, a brief overview of the recovery of German military intelligence after defeat in

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The First Secret Missions over Great Britain

In the mid-1930s, the German high command was dominated by the view that the main threat to the formation and expansion of the ‘Thousand-Year Reich’ was France. Furthermore, Hitler considered Britain a potential ally. However, the ubiquitous Abwehr stretched its secret tentacles in the direction of England. In 1936, the

Air Warfare Aircraft Germany Intell 22 Min Read

For the Freedom of Northern Ireland!

The influence of aviation on intelligence activities was not limited to photographing the territory of other states. The use of aircraft greatly simplified the problem of delivery of agents and saboteurs. It was a real revolution in the work of the secret services! Previously agents were able to enter the

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The Abwehr and the RSHA against the NKVD, NKGB and ‘SMERSH’

‘SMERSH’ and counterintelligence personnel. Two of which are practicing choke holds. The Russians, who had been waging total war since November 1941, immediately reacted to the increased activities of the Abwehr and the RSHA against the USSR. But this response was only to increase the number of agencies combatting German

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In the Northern Wastes

He 115C-1 ‘8L+IH’ from Ku.Fl.Gr.906. On 8 October 1942 it participated in the evacuation of Estonian saboteurs from Russian territory. On 5 November 1942, two long-range Pe-3 fighters from the 2nd Squadron of the 95th Special Naval Aviation Group took off from the temporary airfield near the village of Pona

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Military Communication, the Korean and Vietnam Wars (1945-1975)

The SAGE building at McGuire Air Force Base, circa 1958. On the far left are

The Wings of the Abwehr: The Dawn of Secret Missions

Theodor Rowehl The secret activities of the talented organizer of secret missions Theodor Rowehl left

The First Secret Missions over Great Britain

In the mid-1930s, the German high command was dominated by the view that the main

For the Freedom of Northern Ireland!

The influence of aviation on intelligence activities was not limited to photographing the territory of