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A Call to Spy–Movie Review by Craig Gralley

A CIA psychiatrist told me in a recent interview that movies can help you build resilience to adversity. “Movie-goers see hardships and heroism, and think, ‘Maybe I can be brave, too.’” In other words, seeing “A Call to Spy,” could be good for you. “A Call to Spy,” is...

A Woman of No Importance—Reviewed by Craig Gralley

A Woman of No Importance—The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II Sonia Purnell (Viking, 2019), 368 pp. Reviewed by Craig Gralley Sonia Purnell’s biography of Office of Special Operations (OSS) and CIA clandestine officer Virginia Hall, A Woman...

Virginia Hall– Life in Spanish Prison

Virginia Hall was thrown into Spanish prison for crossing the border illegally. But she had secret information for London and had a Spanish prostitute smuggle it out. After being released, Virginia demanded to return to France.

“My Time is Up”: Virginia Hall–The Spy Revealed

Working Behind the Lines in Vichy Virginia entered France in the spring of 1941 as an undercover agent for British Intelligence with a mission to provide information on political developments, economic conditions, and the French will to resist the German occupation....

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