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Spies During World War II

Presentation on the jobs of spies during world war II

Jamie Stone

on 12 February 2013

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Transcript of Spies During World War II

Jobs of Spies During
World War II
By: Alyssa Davis
Jamie Stone
Ellie Loiacono
Erika Kim Drama of World War II
Much of the drama of stories during World War II revolved around the great battles. However, those amazing victories would not have been made if not for the hard and draining work of operatives and spies who did their job to give allied powers the edge in the conflict so they could continuously undermine the effort of the enemy. Spies During World War II many spies eventually became well known for their work against the enemy , most were NEVER discovered! Why..? Because they were so good at their job, they were never caught. They never became famous because they were simply good at keeping what they did a secret from the enemy. American Spies
Spying on Germany and committing acts of espionage and subterfuge was often lonely, and frighting. It was also very dangerous! At ALL times the underground agent knew that if he or she was captured, on of the requirements of their job was to give up his or her own life rather then compromise the mission or reveal any information about the plans of the allies against the axis powers. Life as a Spy Many would agree that the most important job of a spy is too learn secrets of the enemies to give to our forces an upper hand in the winning of the war. We could not have prevailed against such a stubborn and difficult enemy without the extraordinary work our espionage network did to learn the secrets of the Japanese and the Germans. One way that our spy network showed particular genius was the cracking of the communications codes to allow our intelligence services to be able to "listen in" to our enemies when they thought they were making their war plans secret. The cracking of these codes was a combination of the genius of code breakers to study and unravel how the enemy disguised their communications and tremendous courage in our network of spies as well.
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