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  • Under the leadership of Joint Special Operations Command, military officials finally track down the elusive mastermind behind numerous terrorist attacks and killings in Iraq: Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Hims (https://www.forhims.com/covert)
    Manscaped (https://www.manscaped.com/ ) CODE: COVERT
    VistaPrint (https://www.vistaprint.com/ ) CODE: COVERT
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) .  Music in this episode is “Something (Bonus Track)” and "Scenery" by Kai Engel; "Take Off and Shoot a Zero" by Chris Zabriskie (https://chriszabriskie.com/) and "Arid Foothills" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com/) .
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)  

  • This is the true story of how a coalition effort between American and British special force units brought down, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the mastermind behind countless bombings, kidnappings and beheadings in Iraq as the leader of A.Q.I.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Great Courses (https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/covert)
    Mint Mobile (https://www.mintmobile.com/covert)
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) .  Music in this episode is “Something (Bonus Track)” by Kai Engel; “Never Again” by Ars Sonor (https://www.deviantart.com/frequency-alcyone) ; "Haunty Fourstroke", "Violin Spider" and "Blhlicht" by Marco Trovatello (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Marco_Trovatello/) .
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  • Have you ever wondered what it’d be like to be David Bowie’s neighbor? Or to get into a water gun fight with Tupac?
    From Audioboom and Muddy Knees Media, A LIFE LIVED features interviews with relatives and friends of deceased celebrities, sharing their personal stories and telling how these stars' lives were truly lived.
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  • With Che's guerilla fighter, Paco, captured, CIA agent Felix Rodriguez was positive they would soon be able to capture Che himself. But what he hadn't realized - he was the only one who wanted to capture Che alive.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Ridiculous History (https://www.ridiculoushistoryshow.com/)
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) . Music in this episode is “Delirium,” “Morbid Imagination,” “Saturn (Lessons Learnt),” “Aveu,” “visium,” and “Something (Bonus Track)” by Kai Engel; and “Lucerna” by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) .
    Sound effects from freesound.org (http://freesound.org/) by CastleofSamples (https://freesound.org/people/CastleofSamples/sounds/144997/) , marcel-farres (https://freesound.org/people/marcel_farres/sounds/186098/) , Glaneur-de-son (https://freesound.org/people/Glaneur%20de%20sons/sounds/24511/) s, thescarlettwitch89 (https://freesound.org/people/TheScarlettWitch89/sounds/415539/) , Gidion (https://freesound.org/people/Gidion/sounds/366796/) , cosmicembers (https://freesound.org/people/CosmicEmbers/sounds/161650) , bennychico11 (https://freesound.org/people/bennychico11/sounds/44408/) , lawnjelly (https://freesound.org/people/lawnjelly/sounds/156890/) , leafs67 (https://freesound.org/people/Leafs67/sounds/155589/) , theshaggyfreak (https://freesound.org/people/theshaggyfreak/sounds/278889/) , Tdude9000 (https://freesound.org/people/Tdude9000/sounds/138316/) , MAJ061785 (https://freesound.org/people/MAJ061785/sounds/85509/) , EFlexMusic (https://freesound.org/people/EFlexMusic/sounds/370250/) , Kolezan (https://freesound.org/people/Kolezan/sounds/246117/) , Benboncan (https://freesound.org/people/Benboncan/sounds/62491/) , inchadney (https://freesound.org/people/inchadney/sounds/457869/) , digifishmusic (https://freesound.org/people/digifishmusic/sounds/54889/) , jaklocke, kwahmah-02 (https://freesound.org/people/kwahmah_02/sounds/255848/) , inspectorj (https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/336598/) , and Australopithecusman (https://freesound.org/people/Australopithecusman/sounds/388891/) . Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk (http://freesfx.co.uk/) . Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)  

  • After two years of flying under the radar, guerilla attacks on the Bolivian army meant the presence of the notorious Che Guevara. But without hard evidence, the United States couldn't get too involved . .. so they sent in foreign CIA agent Felix Rodriguez to see the mission through. Meanwhile, Guevara thought a Bolivian revolution would spread throughout South America . . . but instead, it would bring about his downfall.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Hims (https://www.forhims.com/covert)
    Behind the Bastards (https://www.behindthebastards.com/)
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) .  Music in this episode is "Cendres", "aspirato," “Smoldering” and “Something (Bonus Track)” by Kai Engel; “sardana” by Kevin Macleod (https://incompetech.com/) ; “Guldhelden Eftermiddag” by Ars Sonor (https://www.deviantart.com/frequency-alcyone) ; “Thin Line” by Jahzzar; “Toxick Spill” by Ad Serpentae (https://www.discogs.com/artist/892453-Ad-Serpentae) ; “Phoenix” by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) ; “Take Off and Shoot a Zero” by Chris Zabriskie (http://chriszabriskie.com/) ; and “Burnt to a Crisp” by Daniel Birch (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Daniel_Birch) .
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  • After a love affair with Fidel Castro, Marita Lorenz was approached by the CIA take on a dangerous mission: assassinate the dictator. But how did the CIA convince her to turn on the man she loved?This episode is sponsored by:Junell & Associates (http://www.junell-law.com/) (call 800-400-1349)Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) . Music in this episode is “May”, “Scenery”, “visium”, “Smoldering” and “Nothing (Bonus Track)” by Kai Engel; “Sardana” by Kevin Macleod (https://incompetech.com/) ; “Saturn (Lessons Learnt” by Ars Sonor (https://www.deviantart.com/frequency-alcyone) ; “Readers! Do you Read?”, “I Am Running with Temporary Success from a Monstrous Vacuum in Persuit”, and “Undercover Vampire Policeman” by Chris Zabriskie (http://chriszabriskie.com/) ; and “Spellbound Hell” by Damiano Baldoni (http://damianobaldoni.altervista.org/index.php/en/) .Sound effects from freesound.org (http://freesound.org/) by Robinhood76 (https://freesound.org/people/Robinhood76/sounds/60555/) , tim.kahn (https://freesound.org/people/tim.kahn/sounds/50858/) , ebcrosby (https://freesound.org/people/ebcrosby/sounds/334432/) , silverasatyr, (https://freesound.org/people/silversatyr/sounds/113364/) cmusounddesign (https://freesound.org/people/cmusounddesign/sounds/84704/) , leoctiurs (https://freesound.org/people/Leoctiurs/sounds/428185/) , theshaggyfreak (https://freesound.org/people/theshaggyfreak/sounds/276271/) , CUeckermann (https://freesound.org/people/CUeckermann/sounds/444809/) , Slave2theLight (https://freesound.org/people/Slave2theLight/sounds/157012/) , and ramston (https://freesound.org/people/Ramston/sounds/156950/) . Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk (http://freesfx.co.uk/) . Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

  • A young woman ends up in a whirlwind relationship with Fidel Castro. But hiding it from her family and living in a post-revolutionary country isn't her most prominent danger. It's the CIA, who are looking for someone close to Castro to recruit.This episode is sponsored by:The Great Courses Plus (https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/covert)Junell & Associates (http://www.junell-law.com/) (call 800-400-1349)Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) . Music in this episode is “Aevu”, ”aspirato," "Morbid Imagination," “machinery”, “Floret”, and ”Something (Bonus Track)" by Kai Engel; “A Cool Electric Rainy Night” by Mike Durek (http://michaeldurek.com/) ; “Sancho Panza Gets a Latte” and “Sardana” by Kevin Macleod (https://incompetech.com/) ; “Undercover Vampire Policeman” and “Take Off and Shoot a Zero” by Chris Zabriskie (http://chriszabriskie.com/) ; and “First Rays” by Jahzzar (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/) . Sound effects from freesound.org (http://freesound.org/) by ramston (https://freesound.org/people/Ramston/sounds/156950/) , dkustic (https://freesound.org/people/dkustic/sounds/57882/) , Lubini (https://freesound.org/people/Lubini/sounds/338321/) , eelke (https://freesound.org/people/Eelke/sounds/462598/) , deleted_user_3720673 (https://freesound.org/people/deleted_user_3720673/sounds/209666/) , mwlandi (https://freesound.org/people/MWLANDI/sounds/85815/) , bennychico11 (https://freesound.org/people/bennychico11/sounds/44408/) , arnaud-coutancier (https://freesound.org/people/arnaud%20coutancier/sounds/418299/) , limwei (https://freesound.org/people/limwei/sounds/100015/) , marcel-farres (https://freesound.org/people/marcel_farres/sounds/186098/) , cheeseheadburger (https://freesound.org/people/Cheeseheadburger/sounds/141519/) , lawnjelly (https://freesound.org/people/lawnjelly/sounds/156890/) , FedeFrede (https://freesound.org/people/FedeFrede/sounds/324138/) , dobroide, (https://freesound.org/people/dobroide/sounds/36052/) sonsdebarcelona (https://freesound.org/people/sonsdebarcelona/sounds/222503/) , dersuperanton (https://freesound.org/people/dersuperanton/sounds/434466/) , aboe (https://freesound.org/people/aboe/sounds/68874/) , Ediecz (https://freesound.org/people/Ediecz/sounds/245909/) , puniho (https://freesound.org/people/Puniho/sounds/231298/) , cosmicembers (https://freesound.org/people/CosmicEmbers/sounds/161650/) , kwahmah_02 (https://freesound.org/people/kwahmah_02/sounds/250775/) , ebcrosby (https://freesound.org/people/ebcrosby/sounds/334439/) , mushroomjesus (https://freesound.org/people/mushroomjesus/sounds/146925/) , and ximian (https://freesound.org/people/ximian/sounds/259598/) . Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk (http://freesfx.co.uk/) . Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

  • The SAS and SEAL Team 6 get the go-ahead for their long trek of a rescue operation, but limited intel means that something unexpected is going to happen. And it does.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Mint Mobile (https://www.mintmobile.com/covert)
    Hims (https://www.forhims.com/covert)
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) . Music in this episode is “Saturn (Lessons Learnt), “Comatose”, "Mare," "Cendres," and ”Something (Bonus Track)" by Kai Engel; “Burnt to a Crisp” by Daniel Birch (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Daniel_Birch) ; “Moving On,” “Waiting” and “Vanliga Slaktaren [feat Mary Shelley]” by Ars Sonor (https://www.deviantart.com/frequency-alcyone) ; and “Escapade” by Nctrnm (https://soundcloud.com/nctrnlmusic) .
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  • In 2012, humanitarian aid workers were kidnapped and held as ransom by a gang of drug runners and criminals in the northern region of Afghanistan. It was up to the two most elite special forces in the world, the SAS and U.S. Seal Team 6, to lead a dangerous joint operation to retrieve them.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Bespoke Post (https://www.bespokepost.com/) (Code: COVERT)
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) . Music in this episode is "Nothing (Bonus Track)" by Kai Engel; "Lucerna" by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) ; "A New Biosphere" by Schemawound (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Schemawound/) ; "There Are Many Different Kinds of Love" by Chris Zabriskie (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Chris_Zabriskie/) and "Studie I" by Jahzzar (http://betterwithmusic.com/) .
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  • The hunt for the Landshut continues as the SAS and GSG-9 follow the hijacked plane around the Middle East. And just when they thought it was all over, something unfathomable happened: murder. Their carefully rehearsed plan can still work - but now lives are really on the line.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Lightstream (https://www.lightstream.com/covert)
    Duke Cannon (https://dukecannon.com/) (Code: COVERT)
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) . Music in this episode is "Cenderes", "Morbid Imagination," "aspirato," "Run," and "Something (Bonus Track)" by Kai Engel; "Toxick Spill" and "Unification on Multiplicity" by Ad Serpentae (https://www.discogs.com/artist/892453-Ad-Serpentae) ;  and "Moving On" and "Someohn" by Ars Sonor (https://www.deviantart.com/frequency-alcyone) .
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  • 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 two Spec Ops teams had to work together to figure out how to storm an airplane that was being taken all over Europe and the Middle East.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Duke Cannon (https://dukecannon.com/) (Code: COVERT)
    Lightstream (https://www.lightstream.com/covert)
    The Great Courses Plus (https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/covert)
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) . Music in this episode is "Forlat", "Somnolence", "Scenery", "Comatose", "Cutting to the Chase", "aspirato," "Aveu," "Mare," and "Nothing (Bonus Track)" by Kai Engel; "Guldhelden Eftermiddag" by Ars Sonor (https://www.deviantart.com/frequency-alcyone) ; "Clouds" by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) ;  and "Thin Line" and "First Rays" by Jahzzar (http://betterwithmusic.com/) .
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  • 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.
    This episode is sponsored by:
    Hims  (https://www.forhims.com/covert)
    Bespoke (https://www.bespokepost.com/start) (Code: COVERT)
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) . Music in this episode is "Cutting to the Chase", "machinery", "Delirium", "Cendres", "aspirato", and "Nothing (Bonus Track)" by Kai Engel; by "Breath of Death Part 2" by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) ;  "Car Crash" and "Time" by Jahzzar; "Moving On", "Saturn (Lessons Learnt)", and "Waiting" by Ars Sonor (https://www.deviantart.com/frequency-alcyone) .
    Sound effects from freesound.org (http://freesound.org/) by FedeFrede (https://freesound.org/people/FedeFrede/sounds/272468/;) , klankbeeld (https://freesound.org/people/klankbeeld/sounds/219681/;) , 150118NicoleKalamer (https://freesound.org/people/150118NicoleKalamer/sounds/325804/;) , ckvoiceover (https://freesound.org/people/ckvoiceover/sounds/401339/;) , montblanccandies (https://freesound.org/people/montblanccandies/sounds/266294/;) , Cheeseheadburger (https://freesound.org/people/Cheeseheadburger/sounds/141519/;) , pfranzen (https://freesound.org/people/pfranzen/sounds/264770/;) , Snapper4298 (https://freesound.org/people/Snapper4298/sounds/177494/) , CosmicEmbers (https://freesound.org/people/CosmicEmbers/sounds/161650/) , BarkersPinhead (https://freesound.org/people/BarkersPinhead/sounds/274814/;) , MWLANDI (https://freesound.org/people/MWLANDI/sounds/85815/;) , lawnjelly (https://freesound.org/people/lawnjelly/sounds/156890/;) , ChazzRavenelle (https://freesound.org/people/ChazzRavenelle/sounds/423099/;) , thomasevd (https://freesound.org/people/thomasevd/sounds/127712/;) , InspectorJ (https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/336598/;) , Kyster (https://freesound.org/people/Kyster/sounds/124027/;) , marcel_farres (https://freesound.org/people/marcel_farres/sounds/186098/;) , and Setuniman (https://freesound.org/people/Setuniman/sounds/128868/;) . Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk (http://freesfx.co.uk/) . Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

  • 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?
    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (https://www.kai-engel.com/) . Music in this episode is "Scenery", "Far From Home (PON VII)", "Machinery", and "Something (Bonus Track) by Kai Engel; "Breath of Death Part 1" by Sergey Cheremisinov (https://www.s-cheremisinov.com/) ; "First Rays", "Time", and "Car Crash" by Jahzzar (http://betterwithmusic.com/) ; "Moving On" and "Saturn (Lessons Learnt)" by Ars Sonor (https://www.deviantart.com/frequency-alcyone) .
    Sound effects from freesound.org by Ramston (https://freesound.org/people/Ramston/sounds/156950/) , CosmicEmbers (https://freesound.org/people/CosmicEmbers/sounds/161650/) , HolmesAudio (https://freesound.org/people/HolmesAudio/sounds/318783/) , wertstahl (https://freesound.org/people/wertstahl/sounds/427608/) , InspectorJ (https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/336598/) , MWLAND (https://freesound.org/people/MWLANDI/sounds/85815/;) , Audionautics (https://freesound.org/people/Audionautics/sounds/136978/;) , babuababua (https://freesound.org/people/babuababua/sounds/344430/;) , kernschall (https://freesound.org/people/kernschall/sounds/411108/;) , qubodup (https://freesound.org/people/qubodup/sounds/210430/;) , BarkersPinhead (https://freesound.org/people/BarkersPinhead/sounds/274814/;) , DBKEEBLER (https://freesound.org/people/DBKEEBLER/sounds/403676/;) . Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

  • Covert is back for Season 2 with undercover operations from around the world, from the assassination of a dictator to the rescue from the longest hostage crisis in history. 
    Season 2 starts July 2nd. 

  • We bring you Audioboom's new podcast, Dead Man Talking. It follows the investigation of the confessions of the infamous Railroad Killer. Did he confess to more murders to delay his death penalty? Or was he really more sinister than anyone could have imagined? Journalist Alex Hannaford talks to the only surviving victim, fellow prisoners, and family members to get to the bottom of these haunting confessions.

    Subscribe now on [Apple Podcasts](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dead-man-talking/id1436700030?mt=2), [Google Podcasts](https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hdWRpb2Jvb20uY29tL2NoYW5uZWxzLzQ5NzM3NTUucnNz), [Spotify](https://open.spotify.com/show/489lf9q3VcacwgSeTS6WPR), or wherever you find your favorite shows.

  • In the Season 1 finale: Two downed helicopters; Task Force Ranger is trapped in the middle of a swam, with no way out, except a convoy that can't get through the barrage of fire. As they take shelter for the night, supplies are low, and they have to rely on sheer determination to make it through.

    This episode's sponsors:
    [Hims](https://www.forhims.com/ops)
    [Casper](https://casper.com/) PROMO: COVERT
    [ZipRecruiter](https://www.ziprecruiter.com/covert)

    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by [Kai Engel](https://www.kai-engel.com/). Music in this episode is "Morbid Imagination", "Run", "Far From Home (PON VII)", "Floret", and "Nothing" by Kai Engel; and "Never Again", "August (Summer Nights)", "The Morning Star", and "Guldheden Eftermiddag" by [Ars Sonor](https://www.deviantart.com/frequency-alcyone).

    Sound effects from freesound.org by [CGEffex](https://freesound.org/people/CGEffex/sounds/123223/), [cjosephwalker](https://freesound.org/people/cjosephwalker/sounds/94851/;), [caquet](https://freesound.org/people/caquet/sounds/432169/;), [InspectorJ](https://freesound.org/people/InspectorJ/sounds/345558/;), [madcowzack](https://freesound.org/people/madcowzack/sounds/85232/), [manychefsbroth](https://freesound.org/people/manychefsbroth/sounds/151876/), [JoniHeinonen](https://freesound.org/people/JoniHeinonen/sounds/161884), [dkustic](https://freesound.org/people/dkustic/), [laurenmg95](https://freesound.org/people/laurenmg95/sounds/386691/), [qubodup](https://freesound.org/people/qubodup/sounds/184947/), [Huggy13ear](https://freesound.org/people/Huggy13ear/sounds/138959/), [FreqMan](https://freesound.org/people/FreqMan/), [DBKEEBLER](https://freesound.org/people/DBKEEBLER/sounds/403676/), [burnsie289](https://freesound.org/people/burnsie289/sounds/152418/), [dheming](https://freesound.org/people/dheming/sounds/128413/), [TobiasLudwig](https://freesound.org/people/TobiasLudwig/sounds/387072/), and [MWLANDI](https://freesound.org/people/MWLANDI/sounds/85815/). Additional sound effects from [freesfx.co.uk.](freesfx.co.uk.) Licensed under [Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

  • A routine part of a UN mission in Mogadishu, Somalia, goes as wrong as it can, and a Rocket Propelled Granade has taken down a Black Hawk helicopter. Now Task Force Ranger, a group of 160 of the best Black Ops personnel are putting their fighting skills to the test, on the ground in enemy territory and surrounded on all sides by a swarm.

    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by [Kai Engel](https://www.kai-engel.com/). Music in this episode is "Sopor", "August (Summer Nights)", "Visium", "Morbid Imagination", and "Nothing" by Kai Engel; and "Someohn", "The Morning Star", "Moving On", and "Never Again" by [Ars Sonor](https://www.deviantart.com/frequency-alcyone). Sound effects from [freesound.org](freesound.org) by [kernschall](https://freesound.org/people/kernschall/), [dkustic](https://freesound.org/people/dkustic/), [Lubini](https://freesound.org/people/Lubini/), [FreqMan](https://freesound.org/people/FreqMan/), [beerbelly38](https://freesound.org/people/beerbelly38/), [CGEffex](https://freesound.org/people/CGEffex/), [qubodup](https://freesound.org/people/qubodup/). Additional sound effects from [freesfx.co.uk.](freesfx.co.uk.) Licensed under [Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

  • In this week’s episode, we continue the story Israel’s special forces performing one of the most bold special force operations in modern history: flying right into enemy territory and saving hundreds of civilians held captive by terrorists in Entebbe, Uganda.

    This episode is sponsored by [ZipRecruiter](https://www.ziprecruiter.com/covert) and [Hims](https://www.forhims.com/ops).

    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by [Kai Engel](https://www.kai-engel.com/).

    Music in this episode is “Deconstructing Ray” by [Ars Sonor](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ars_Sonor); “The Dark Glow of the Mountains”, “Undercover Vampire Policeman” by [Chris Zabriskie](http://chriszabriskie.com/); “Lachaim” by [Kevin Macleod](https://incompetech.com/); “Gramaphone” by [Jahzzar](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/); “periculum”, “Something (Bonus Track)”, “Nothing (Bonus Track)” by Kai Engel; and “Red Danube” by [Lee Rosevere](http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere).

    Sound effects from freesound.org by LJudman, Rutgermuller, DKustic, NoiseCollector, Syna-Max, Trettfilms, Klankbeeld, BigPickle51, BonnyOrbit. [Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)

  • June 27th, 1976\. A routine flight from the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv to Paris. Two hundred and forty eight passengers and crew members have been kidnapped by armed terrorists aboard Air France flight 139\. The destination: a little known city called Entebbe in the middle of Africa. Who were the terrorists behind this? What unique challenges did Israeli government and military officials face? What was President of Uganda Idi Amin's intentions?

    This episode is sponsored by Harry's (harrys.com/covert), Stamps.com (PROMO: COVERT) and Hims (forhims.com/ops).

    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (kai-engel.com).

    Music in this episode is “Take Off and Shoot a Zero” by Chris Zabriskie (http://chriszabriskie.com/); “VIII. Catacombae. Sepulcrum romanum Largo” by Skidmore College Orchestra; “Sands of Windhoek” by Ask Again (https://soundcloud.com/artofescapism/); “Escapade”, “Dos Lagos” by Nctrnm (https://soundcloud.com/nctrnlmusic); “Action Investigation” by Komiku (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Komiku/); "Nothing (Bonus Track) by Kai Engel; and “Burnt To A Crisp” by Daniel Birch (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Daniel_Birch).

    Sound effects from freesound.org by suz_soundcreations. Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • The Black Cats are finally deployed to take down the mysterious terrorist threat plaguing Mumbai and killing innocents. But what they find is a threat well-armed and ready to take them on, and three major sites that are under siege. And the enemy has much more information than they do.

    This episode is sponsored by [Casper](http://www.casper.com) (PROMO: COVERT) and Euphomet, a new podcast.

    Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel (kai-engel.com). Music in this episode is "Delirium", "Oneiri", "Sopor", and "Nothing (Bonus Track)" by Kai Engel; "Lucerna", "Breath of Death Part 2", and "Phoenix" by Sergey Cheremisinov; and "Thin Line", and "First Rays" by [Jahzzar](http://betterwithmusic.com/).

    Sound effects from freesound.org by trouxel, kyster, Benboncan, HolmesAudio, DudeAwesome, spoonsandlessspoons, MWLANDI, diegolar, Akc1231, Huggy13ear, laurenmg95, stereostereo, CGEffex, pcruzn, and Iwiploppenisse. Additional sound effects from freesfx.co.uk. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/