In a stay-behind operation, a country places secret operatives or organizations in its own territory, for use in the event that an enemy occupies that territory. If this occurs, the operatives would then form the basis of a resistance movement or act as spies from behind enemy lines. Financed, armed, and trained in covert resistance activities, including assassination, political provocation and disinformation.


"This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure..."
(Winston Churchill)