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Examining the role of espionage in war and peace.

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Soviet espionage leads to testing an atomic bomb Aug. 29, 1949, only four years after the United States dropped the first one during World War II.
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One of the 20th century's greatest spies plays a crucial role during the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962.
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Two British intelligence officers devise an ingenious deception to divert German forces from Sicily before an Allied invasion July 10, 1943.
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British MI-5 agents contribute to a deception campaign behind the scenes before nearly 130,000 Allied troops storm the beaches of German-occupied Normandy on D-Day June 6, 1944.

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