Covert takes listeners on a heart-pounding journey through the most dangerous military operations of all time. From the assassination of Osama Bin Laden and how two Israeli snipers foiled Syria’s plan to develop a nuclear bomb, to the real story that inspired the movie Black Hawk Down and the harrowing tale of a British Major’s escape from 2,000 heavily armed militants, you'll be brought to the front line of history’s greatest special forces missions.
A post-vacation flight turned into a waking nightmare after 4 hijackers took over Lufthansa Flight 181. Germany's brand-new elite force, the GSG-9, was set to step in, but were too green to be ready; and so they asked for help from the seasoned British Special Air Service. Having never even met,...
The six escaped diplomats couldn't stay under Canadian protection forever. With the State Department occupied, the CIA stepped in. Enter Agent Tony Mendez. His idea? They would all pretend to be a Hollywood scouting team.
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When a peaceful protest at the Iranian embassy became not-so-peaceful, it was the start of the longest hostage crisis in history. Six people escaped capture, but then they couldn't escape Iran. How would they get out? And how did they even evade being part of the Iran Hostage Crisis?