female spies: courage and espionage of wwii
A six part archive-driven series on the heroics and villainy of WWII spies, with women at the centre of high-risk operastions.
6 x 60'
Episode InformationThis series tells the stories of talented women spies that overcame inherent sexism to put their lives on the line for their countries. Their espionage efforts helped turn the tides of World War II. They were dropped behind enemy lines, conducted highly classified missions, gathered crucial intelligence, smuggled people and supplies, and even committed assassinations. They were hunted, hounded, tortured and executed for their efforts. These are 'The Female Spies of the Second World War'. Each episode will focus on 6 women in a specific warzone or time period and delve into their compelling stories. Unfortunately, not all the spies were on the Allies' side. There are plenty of Axis spies who committed remarkable acts of espionage. Expert interviews and concise historical narration make this an addictive watch that will captivateaudiences around the world.