Pierre Amédée Jaubert

Napoleon's "favourite orientalist adviser and dragoman".


Kim Philby

A high-ranking member of British intelligence who worked as a spy for and later defected to the Soviet Union.


The Great Locomotive Chase

A military raid that occurred April 12, 1862, in northern Georgia during the American Civil War.


Sir Francis Walsingham

Principal Secretary to Elizabeth I of England from 1573 until 1590, popularly remembered as her "spymaster".

Robert Townsend (spy)

One of the most brilliant spies of the the American Revolution.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

Pierre Amédée Jaubert

Pierre Amédée Emilien Probe Jaubert (3 June 1779 – 28 January 1847) was a French diplomat, academic, orientalist, translator, politician, and traveler. He was Napoleon's "favourite orientalist adviser and dragoman".

William Wickham

William Wickham PC (11 November 1761-22 October 1840) was a British politician who acted as a spymaster during the French Revolution, and was later a Privy Counsellor and Chief Secretary for Ireland.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Indian Political Intelligence Office

The Indian Political Intelligence Office was an Intelligence organisation initially established in England in 1909 in response to the dissemination of anarchist and revolutionary elements of Indian nationalism to different countries in Europe after the liquidation of India House (where it was based between 1905 and 1910) in London in 1909.

Choctaw code talkers

Choctaw code talkers were a group of Choctaw Indians from Oklahoma who pioneered the use of Native American languages as military code.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Robert Townsend

Robert Townsend (November 25, 1753 - March 7, 1838) was a member of the Culper Ring during the American Revolution. With the aliases “Samuel Culper, Jr.” and “723,” Townsend operated in New York City and gathered information as a service to General George Washington.

Abraham Woodhull

Captain Abraham Cooper Woodhull, Esq. (October 7, 1750 – January 23, 1826) was a member of the Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution. After the Revolution, he served as a magistrate and a judge.