Agents knew every little detail about those women before starting all those operations. The British operated a black Chamber in the British post office since at least and since all diplomatic mail was read. Illegal agent : lives in another country under false credentials and does not report to a local station.
Codes and Codebreaking Codes have been essential for communication not only between spies but sectors—the military. Satellites equipped with cameras have been tracking the positions of military units since the s. For high-level surveillance, satellites and aircraft can take pictures and zoom in remarkably close.
The acre complex of satellite dishes on Menwith Hill, England may be the largest surveillance station in the world. Dozens of tactics are used, including clandestine meetings, surveillance equipment, telephone bugs, drugs and tricky gadgets.
Soldiers who penetrate enemy lines in proper uniforms for the purpose of acquiring intelligence are not considered spies but are lawful combatants entitled to be treated as prisoners of war upon capture by the enemy.
They developed a plan for seducing lonely secretaries that worked in important state institutions of West Berlin.
This would allow Harris to be a trusted courier for the British and the Americans would learn more of the British operation in upstate New York.
In ciphers, letters were used to represent and replace other letters to mask the true message of the missive. A cover is a secret identity, and a legend is the background story and documents that support the cover.
Agent provocateur : instigates trouble or provides information to gather as many people as possible into one location for an arrest.
Sukarno said to flabbergasted agents that the people of Indonesia would be very proud of him, if they could see him doing the nasty with Russian girls.