“Women in Intelligence” Book Talk with Author and Historian Helen Fry (Online)
If you are as fascinated by the untold stories of women’s contributions to war efforts, please join author and historian, Helen Fry, as she discusses her latest book “Women in Intelligence: The Hidden History of Two World Wars”. It is a ground-breaking history of women in British intelligence, revealing their pivotal role across the first half of the twentieth century. From the 1910s onwards, women took on an extraordinary range of roles in intelligence, defying the conventions of their time. Across both world wars, far from being a small part of covert operations, women were running escape lines, managing networks and interrogating prisoners.
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Discover the versatile expertise of Dr. Helen Fry, a distinguished WWII historian, and author with a profound focus on the contributions of 10,000 Germans and Austrians who fought for Britain during WWII. Her specialization extends to the intriguing realm of the ‘Secret Listeners’ and the intricate world of 20th-century spies and espionage. Helen’s influence goes beyond the pages of her books. She is a sought-after consultant for leading TV and documentary productions, offering historical insight for WWII scenes filmed by major channels like the BBC, ITV, and Channel 4. Her latest book, ‘Women in Intelligence,’ illuminating the crucial roles of women in both WWI and WWII, was released in America in October 2023.