The Walls Have Ears
Sunday, November 29 (11-12 EST 4-5pm GMT)
Astonishing stories of how secret listeners discovered information and trapped German Generals into revealing war secrets.
In this astonishing history, Helen Fry uncovers the inner workings of the bugging operation. On arrival at stately-homes-turned-prisons like Trent Park, high-ranking German generals and commanders were given a “phony” interrogation, then treated as “guests,” wined and dined at exclusive clubs, and encouraged to talk. And so it was that the Allies got access to some of Hitler’s most closely guarded secrets—and from those most entrusted to protect them.