Working Historians

Kate Schaefer - Historian and Adjunct Instructor, SNHU

May 21, 2021

Kate Schaefer teaches history at Southern New Hampshire University. In this episode, Kate discusses her research into female spies during the Irish Rebellion of 1916 and World War II. And then there is some chatter about the Sisters of Mercy and the CIA’s suggestions for disrupting Zoom meetings, kinda.


This episode’s recommendations:

Sarah Rose, D-Day Girls: The Spies who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped win World War II (Penguin Random House, 2020): 

Trevor Ristow, Waiting for Another War: A History of the Sisters of Mercy, Volume I: 1980-1985 (GWK, 2019): 

Simple Sabotage Field Manual (Office of Strategic Services, 1944), available at Project Gutenberg: 

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