Secrets of War (2000): S03E01 – Stalin’s Spies


Introduction

Secrets of War is a documentary television series about military history and the secrets of war of the 20th century.

Also known as Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (US), History Exposed (alternative title, US), and Sworn to Secrecy.

Outline

Richard Sorge, a German journalist and communist tasked to set up a spy ring in 1930s Tokyo, and Leopold Trepper, a successful construction company head who secretly led the Red Orchestra communist spy network from Nazi-occupied Paris, were just two of Kremlin’s numerous top spy operatives loyal to ultimately just one man, Joseph Stalin, a paranoid dictator of USSR who spied as intensely on his Allies as he did on his enemies. Features exclusive interviews with former NKVD intelligence officers and other eyewitnesses to the most ruthless dictator of the 20th century. …

Secrets of War Series

You find a full index and overview of Secrets of War here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 1998 to 2002.
  • Rating: TV-14.
  • Running Time: 50-53 minutes (per episode, with adverts) and 65 hours (total running time).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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