Top Secret Spy Manual

spy manual

I was privileged to have met one of these spies,  (in the 1980’s) that had been dropped behind enemy lines during the war.  From what he told me, he had not lasted very long, just a few days. He woke up in the hospital with a metal plate in his head…

Before there was a CIA there was England’s Special Operations Executive. And, as WWII heated up, it put all of its collective tradecraft knowledge into a single training manual. And, it turns out that training spies to operate behind enemy lines is often good training for going outdoors, too.