Top Secret Spies Essays

  • Story About The School For Supernatural Youngsters

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    Y. The School for Supernatural Passionate Youngsters. Clearly different from spy. So if the school is that extraordinary, how come no one’s ever heard of it? Well, that’s because it’s top secret. Only extremely smart (the S might as well stand for that) and brainy people ever get to come to this school. They’re so beyond average, they’re supernatural. You might be thinking “who is this girl bragging about some strange spy school?” But trust me, that is not even the beginning. If you get invited to

  • The Manhattan Project: The Cold War

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    Mexico, which would receive the code name “The Manhattan Project.” The Soviet Union was successful at employing espionage to steal many American secrets concerning the Manhattan project. It was with the help of stolen American secrets which ultimately made it possible for the Soviet Union to build their own version of

  • Spy Movies Create Tension In The Hollywood Industry

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    nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man. True nobility is being superior to your former self.” A line from 2015 film Kingsman: The Secret Service, directed and written by Matthew Vaughn, director of 2011 superhero movie X-Men First Class, is a humorous take on spy movies alike. The R-13 movie revolves around a rookie street kid that is recruited into a secret organization just as a new threat becomes prominent. As per any film there is, it has its highlights that creates tension that viewers

  • Area 51: The Government's Secret Hiding Place

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    Area 51 first became popular in the 1950’s when it was created, and shortly after when many UFO sightings were reported there. Area 51 was created by the U.S. Government as a place to test top secret military weapons, especially military aircraft (“Groom Lake Air Force Base - Area 51”). It is located in a remote part of the desert in Nevada. None of the public is allowed inside of area 51 and no one knows what truly exists inside the gates, and what the government and the military are hiding in

  • Citizenship In The Film 'Bridge Of Spies'

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    Throughout the movie “Bridge of Spies”, every character shows or does not show citizenship in various ways. Citizenship is an aspect of NBHS’s CIRCLE expectations, which are six traits that come together to create a better person. Citizenship is being an informed, responsible, and caring member of your community. Three characters that showed citizenship were Gary Powers, Ivan Schischkin, and Judge Byers. First, Gary Powers was a U.S pilot who was selected to fly the U-2 stealth plane over the U.S

  • James Bond Research Paper

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    the role James Bond; David Niven, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig. My paper will focus mainly on Sean Connery and his role as James Bond, Agent 007. The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections. Fleming created the fictional character of James Bond as the central figure for his works. Bond is an Intelligence

  • The Secret Life Of A Spy School Essay

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    The Secret Life of a Spy “And just like that, my life became interesting.”(pg. 1) Spy School, by Stuart Gibbs, was an amazing book. It talks about the theme of always believing in yourself, and never give up. It shares a really good message and I learned more about the life and hard work of secret agents. Ben Ripley was a normal 12 year old boy, going to a normal school, with normal friends. Then one afternoon, a secret CIA agent showed up at his house. His name was Alexander Hale.

  • The Pros And Cons Of Aliens

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    Corey Protin and Matthew Stuart from Business Insider state that, “... in 1954, President Eisenhower authorized the development of a top secret, high-altitude recon aircraft Dubbed Project Aquatone. The program required a remote location that wasn't easily accessible to civilians or spies.” The aircraft officials could not tell the public this because it was a secret project over the Soviet Union and they did not want it to get out. To prevent the mission from getting caught by the Soviet Union, they

  • Organized Crime In The 1950's

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    on the atomic bomb in New Mexico during WWII, told the U.S.S.R. secret files about the bomb (Lindop 23). Since Dr. Fuchs gave out this information to the Soviets, it commenced a nationwide shock on the possibility of spies and other types of organized crime with the Soviet Union. The atomic bomb was a type of bomb that could destroy the world over and over again (Kallen “The 1950s.” American Decades 43).The fact that this top-secret information could not be contained worried not only the public,

  • Julius And Ethel Rosenberg During The Cold War

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    other. Seeing as there were no soldiers this was a war of information and who better to gather information than spies. There were hundreds of Soviet and American spies over the duration of the Cold War. Two of the most infamous spies during the Cold War were Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. They were instrumental in the transmission of information on the atomic bomb as well as other top secret military technology. In 1951 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage and

  • Debunking Lazar's Claims: Inside Area 51

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    work he was given a 100 page document on Area 51 alien research. (Cameron,1). There could be no way any man could receive this type of clearance within a day, at one of the most top-secret facilities known to man. One can also infer that an employee at a top-secret facility would most likely not get a report on the secret activities on site their first day of work. The only way this could remotely happen is if the

  • The Appropriateness of Fyran's Text in Spies

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    Appropriateness of Fyran's Text in Spies Within Frayn’s enigmatic and richly nostalgic text, the theme of spies is undoubtedly significant. The title has immediate connotations of secrecy, danger and mystery. Frayn has cleverly left a trail of hidden clues throughout the novel, which involves the reader in the story and makes us ultimately become spies. Furthermore, many characters in the text spy on each other and are being spied upon and have distinctive characteristics of a spy. In addition, the older

  • Area 51 Research Paper

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    Area 51 was a top secret military base, located in southern Nevada at 37 degrees 14’06”N, 115 degrees 48’40”w. The base was also used by the CIA.Colonel hugh “slip” slater,87, was the commander in the 1960’s. Area 51 was used as a test site mainly for the military. It was a restricted area where military and CIA personnel can only access the base. In often term it is called “R-4808N or the box”. Thornton T.D. barrens was the special projects engineer for the base. Henry Martin was one of the men

  • The Influence Of The Culper Spy Ring

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    Andrew Batten, the executive director of Frances Tavern in New York, explains that “Everything about being a spy went against the code of the gentleman,” speaking about espionage in the late 18th century. In this period, espionage was seen by most as a disgraceful profession. This is why although the Continental Army needed spies to help them win the Revolutionary War, so many people refused to do the job because they feared becoming someone who dedicated their lives to lies and deception. However

  • Argumentative Essay On Area 51

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    51. Located in a small town about eighty miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, Area 51 is a military base and airfield in the United States. The base was originally used as a bombing range and later used to test government aircraft such as the U-2 spy plane and the SR-71 Blackbird. Although it has been disclosed as being a military base, many have suspicions that it is correlated with extraterrestrial beings. Rumored to be associated with aliens, Area 51 has a unique history of public speculation

  • Ridolfi Plot In 1571 The Spy Ring

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    Nordhoff Mrs. Carroll English IV 14 November 2017 The Spy Ring The long reign of Elizabeth I was a great example of how a powerful woman could be a better and more fearsome leader than a King. But, around the Queen there was an essential ring of spies, which was made up of pretty much only men. This is what we define as her her ring of spies, and she placed Walsingham in charge. Walsingham was one of Elizabeth's most loyal ministers. The spy ring’s goal was to watch the Queen’s back and to guard

  • Delmar The Spy That Got Away

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    INTRODUCTION This research paper is about the Soviet spy, George Koval, codename DELMAR who penetrated the Manhattan Project. The purpose of this research paper is to identify lessons learned based on George Koval’s activities with the Manhattan Project and not repeat the same Counterintelligence failures in the future. George Koval managed to elude capture and operate virtually unsuspected for the entire length of his espionage career against the U.S. and so little is known about him. Analysis

  • Cold War Manipulation

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    "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" by John Le Carré is an influential work that offers readers insight into the clandestine world of espionage during the height of the Cold War. That being said, it is vital to examine how the novel depicts agent selection, spies' tradecraft, and the significant risks inherent in intelligence operations. Furthermore, exploring Le Carré's narrative choices and the extent to which he drew inspiration from real-life examples of Cold War espionage is essential to accurately

  • Allen Pinkerton

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    Southern states form an independent government. They hated Lincoln because they feared he would abolish slavery. In 1861, Pinkerton uncovered a plot to assassinate President Lincoln. Pinkerton , with his top agents, posed as Southern sympathizers and found themselves within the conspirators. As a spy in the their midst, the plot was uncovered. As President Lincoln changed trains in Maryland on February 22, he would be shot. Some of the guards protecting the President were also Southern radicals

  • Code Name Dracula By Elizabeth Weimae Characters

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    Maddie sees a glimpse of hope when the family of the farm she crashed in hides her in their barn. For Verity, she has lost the game before it has even begun. She is arrested by the Gestapo or the Geheime Staatspolizei meaning secret state police in German. Being an enemy spy in France during World War two isn’t a pleasant thing. The Nazis give her an easily choice: tell them everything she knows or face a gruesome execution. Verity writes about her past, how she met Maddie and why their plane was