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Agent 355 – George Washington’s Unknown Female Spy

Agent 355 is the protagonist of a story where the main actor identity still remains unknown nowadays. The Culper Ring (Culper Spy Ring), was an American intelligence organisation. General George Washington set up this organisation and Major Benjamin Tallmadge supervised…

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Iva Toguri D’Aquino: ‘Tokyo Rose’

Iva Toguri D’Aquino Iva Toguri D’Aquino, also called Tokyo Rose, was a radio broadcaster during World War Two. She became an enemy of war when trapped in Japan. Later, the US would find her guilty of treason for her broadcasts,…

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Operation Condor: The Communist Threat in Latin America

Operation Condor Operation Condor integrated state terror across South America during the Cold War, after successive military coups. From 1975 to 1977 military regimes in Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile, and Argentina rounded up thousands of people. These were suspected of…

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The Increment
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“The Increment”: The UK’s Most Elite Special Forces Unit

Little is known in the public domain about ‘The Increment’; Perhaps the UK’s most secretive and elite special forces unit.

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Propaganda During the Korean War: UN & US Psyops from the Sky

Propaganda during the Korean War is an interesting topic that hasn’t always been tackled properly. At the beginning of the Korean War, the UN called on its member nations to join an effort to support Korea. Communist forces were rapidly…

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Cuba and the Zanzibar Revolution: Revolutionary Vulnerabilities

Why is Cuba Relevant in Zanzibar? Between 1961 and 1964, Zanzibar underwent a series of political changes including the exit of British forces and a revolution. In April 1964,  Zanzibar and Tanganyika united to form Tanzania after a short revolution…

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Francois Boix
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Francesc Boix: the Photographer of Mauthausen

Francesc Boix Campo stole around 2,000 negatives that depicted war crimes as well as SS officers and other Nazis while he was a prisoner of war in Mauthausen concentration camp. He was also a key witness during the Nuremberg and…

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Cuba and the Opportunity to re-gain Influence in Africa

Cuba, Castro and the Portuguese Guinea Cuba highly likely achieved a necessary success in its pursue of armed revolutions. Portugal and its colony, Portuguese Guinea, engaged in a war between 1966 and 1973. The African Party for PAIGC confronted, with…

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The Stability of Venezuelan Mines and the Venezuelan Regime

The Stability of Venezuelan Mines: Importance It was reported, according to the UN mission, that indigenous communities in the Bolívar and Amazonas region suffered systematic abuses from non-state and governmental actors. The presence of Russian actors in the south of…

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Operation Felix: the Planned Nazi Invasion of Gibraltar

Operation Felix and the Gibraltar’s Strategic Importance Operation Felix took place in 1941. It is no surprise that Gibraltar is in the eye of the most powerful people. Located in the Iberian Peninsula, a 6.7 km2 territory, it is the…

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