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Spymaster The Man Who Saved MI6

History Happy Hour Encore: Britain's WWII Spymaster

Guest: Dr. Helen Fry

Sunday, August 21, 2022

This Week on History Happy Hour: Officially, he was a lowly bureaucrat, a “passport control officer” at the British embassy in Vienna. But Thomas Kendrick was actually Britain’s most important spymaster. In the tumultuous years leading up to WWII, he ran spy networks across Europe and facilitated the escape of Austrian Jews. Later he set up the "M Room," a listening operation that elicited information every bit as important as what was coming out of Bletchley Park. In this encore episode, Chris and Rick welcome back History Happy Hour [...] more
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