A look at Saddam Hussein's deception to make friendships with the West, but by invading Kuwait, he turned his back on those alliances forever.
A look at how Brezhnev led the Soviets into many battles, from aid in Vietnam to the secret invasion of Afghanistan.
The secrets behind Ho Chi Minh's control of Vietnam and his ability to force the Japanese, the French and the US out of his country during his long reign.
An inside look into fascist Italy and the shadowy figures that protected Il Duce from those opposed to the Axis formed with Germany.
Castro seizes control of Cuba in 1959 and survives everything since, from Cold War to CIA assassination attempts.
Secret planning leads to an unbeatable battlefield strategy.
An account of the Cuban missile crisis from the Soviet point of view.
Covert missions in Vietnam; foreign policy failures; inside investigations.
The inside story from the White House on espionage in Cuba and Berlin.
Eisenhower becomes the supreme Allied Commander during World War II.
Josef Goebbels' diary reveals secrets of Hitler's final moments as the Third Reich fell.
The White House battles for public support during the Vietnam War.
The enigmatic Japanese leader masterminds the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The submersibles of both sides, from one-man midget subs to U-boats, to clandestine campaigns.
The series about aspects of war focuses on the use of psychological warfare.
Disillusioned students become the most successful spies of the 20th century.
Sen. John McCain joins other POWs to reveal the techniques that helped them to cope, to communicate and, when possible, to escape.
How warring nations dealt with huge numbers of captives and the new techniques they devised in order to extract information from prisoners.
An examination of the treatment of prisoners of war in the early 20th century.
The secret strife behind the Balkan states, from the single gunshot in Sarajevo that started World War I to the Nazi occupation in World War II.
The elaborate propaganda campaign behind the efficient Nazi war machine.
The man who embraced secret intelligence operations, deception and code-breaking as acceptable instruments of modern war.
The roots of China's conflict with Taiwan back to the Second World War.
Examining the secret deployment of aircraft designed to spy from the sky, including the U-2 and the SR-71.
The reliance on tools of deception.
The quest to dominate the battlefield with electronic trickery such as advanced weapon guidance and electronic jamming which proved so successful in the Gulf War.
Insight into the British Secret Intelligence Service demonstrates that fact can indeed be stranger than fiction.
Exploring the activities of the Soviet state security agency - the KGB - during the Cold War.
An exploration of the role played by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency during the Cold War.
The super sleuths commissioned to gather military intelligence and execute hostage rescues.
Authors Norman Polmar and Tom Allen comment on new revelations about the planned U.S. invasion of Japan.
How President Roosevelt was not afraid to place spies strategically around the world to ensure he stayed one step ahead of his enemies.
How the race to develop an atomic bomb led to some of the most daring Russian spy operations in the United States.
Hitler's grand deception of Stalin, his extensive spy operations in America, and the eventual betrayal of his chief spymaster.
Examining how the Nazis hid their atrocities and how the "final solution" was implemented across Europe.
Chemical and biological weapons, ranging from the mustard gas artillery shells used in World War I to the U.S. gas stockpiled in the Pacific during WWII and the Iraqi gassing of the Kurds.
The story of William Friedman, whose deciphering machines were used to crack the seemingly impenetrable Japanese codes.
The story of the formation of the Office of Strategic Services, predecessor to the CIA.
The lives of Stalin's secret agents, who spied loyally for their leader but were in turn spied upon by their paranoid dictator.
Israeli forces, surrounded and outnumbered by the enemy, use covert means to rewrite the map of the Middle East.
The covert operations of the units involved in the Vietnam War.
The development of the terrifying super guns.
The Germans employ a barrage of terrifying weapons during World War I.
Secret methods used by the Viet Cong to outwit the U.S. troops.
An examination of the air war waged during the Vietnam War.
An examination of the early years of the Cold War, when Americans sparred with Soviet pilots over the Yalu River.
An investigation into the relationship between the Soviets and the Americans during the Cold War.
The secrets of the Korean ground war leading up to Gen. MacArthur's surprise landing behind enemy lines.
The evolution of aerial eavesdropping, photographic reconnaissance units and spy satellites.
An investigation into the clandestine operations by British S.A.S. Commandos and U.S. Special Forces during the Gulf War.
The stories of Operation Desert Storm that weren't told on the evening news.
Documents the surprise invasion of Panama by U.S. troops in 1989.
Members of the French Resistance aid the Allied effort after the fall of France.
Misleading maneuvers and false information insured the secrecy of the D-Day invasion.
Examines why obtaining top-secret plans for rockets, jets and missiles was a high priority for spies on both sides during World War II.
Declassified evidence sheds light on Rommel's early advantages in North Africa.
The use of camouflage and instruments of propaganda helped confuse the enemy both on and off the battlefield.
The men and women who made victory possible in the battle of Britain.
Spies, diplomats and opportunists take part in a secret sham of a war.
Code breakers struggle to protect Britain from German submarines.
The Nazis fund a war machine with possessions they steal from people expelled or executed.
An investigation into the instruments of sabotage and clandestine operations used in war.
The secret world of women at war.
Recounts the British capture of a Nazi cipher machine which led to one of the greatest campaigns of deception in military history.
Examines the damaging internal feuds that took place within the Abwehr, Gestapo and the Reich Central Security Office during World War II.