They infiltrated Hitler’s Third Reich. In the Cold War they penetrated the Iron Curtain. There are thousands of nameless and faceless men and women who have dedicated their lives to serving our country’s clandestine services. They don’t come home to march in a ticker-tape parade and their heroics are often unknown even to their own families.
In this fascinating podcast of “War Stories with Oliver North” you’ll meet some of the first women to serve in the OSS, the predecessor to the CIA. Learn how they helped defeat the Germans and Japanese in World War II. You’ll hear the son of U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers describe how the shoot down of his father’s spy plane quickly developed into a huge international incident. And the CIA’s first counter-terrorism chief Duane “Dewey” Clarridge gives you the inside story of how he captured one of the world’s most notorious terrorists in a dramatic sting operation.
With Spies!, “War Stories with Oliver North” pays tribute to the unsung heroes who serve undercover to protect America’s freedom and make the world a safer place for us all.