Flaps and Seals and Project HTLingual – 1952 to 1973

The term “flaps and seals” is derived from the original opening-and-resealing procedure used to open surreptitiously letters and dispatches inside either a flapped envelope or folded and fastened with a wax seal.

Entomological Warfare in the US: 80 Years of Human and Animal Experimentation

Entomological warfare (EW) is a form of biological warfare in which insects are used to disrupt supply lines through damage to crops, or directly to injure enemy combatants and civilian populations

Project MK-Ultra: The CIA Secret Quest for ‘Mind Control’ – 1953

Project MK-Ultra was the code name of the CIA’s covert mind control program. It was designed to identify techniques and drugs that might be used in interrogations to weaken subjects and compel confessions through psychological torture and brainwashing

Project Artichoke 1951: The CIA’s Quest to Find the Real Manchurian Candidate

Project Artichoke or Operation Artichoke, was a CIA research project that began in 1951 and whose aim was to determine whether a person could be forced via hypnosis or forced drug addiction such as morphine or LSD, to commit an act of attempted assassination.

A Brief Introduction to Psychological Operations

Introduction to Psychological Operations Introduction to Psychological Operations The 20th century was marked by technological developments such as radio, television, and the internet that would have profound impacts on the world’s consciousness as well as behavior. It will forever shift the course of history and human evolution. It was a completely new era punctuated by two World Wars and countless other international conflicts […]

Operation Acoustic Kitty: The CIA’s Spy Cats of the 1960s

Operation Acoustic Kitty was a 1960s-era CIA project launched by the Directorate for Scientific & Technical Affairs that sought to utilize cats for espionage missions, with plans to monitor the Kremlin and Soviet embassies and record communications between buildings in the region.
Operation Acoustic Kitty: The CIA’s Spy Cats of the 1960s

Escape from Alcatraz 1962: a Daring True Story

On the evening of June 11th, 1962, three dangerous criminals broke out of a maximum-security prison known as Alcatraz, sometimes referred to as The Rock, an island located in San Francisco Bay (US). They made their way off the island on a boat that they had constructed themselves out of stolen raincoats.
Escape from Alcatraz 1962: a Daring True Story

Project Iceworm 1960: The Secret Nuclear Tunnels Under Greenland

In 1960, at the height of the Cold War era, the US Army developed a secret program named Project Iceworm aimed at constructing a network of movable nuclear missile launch sites beneath the Greenland ice sheet.
Project Iceworm 1960: The Secret Nuclear Tunnels Under Greenland

Broad Haven: 45 Years of UFO Sightings in the Welsh Triangle

British history was forever changed by the Broad Haven UFO incident. Journalists and experts from across the country were intrigued by what happened there, but the bizarre occurrences still remain a mystery today.
Broad Haven: 45 Years of UFO Sightings in the Welsh Triangle

Operation Lunik: The CIA’s Plan To Steal A Soviet Spacecraft in 1959

The Lunik Plot was a CIA operation during the Cold War in which a Soviet Union spacecraft was hijacked at a train station.
Operation Lunik: The CIA’s Plan To Steal A Soviet Spacecraft