Their mission was to insert a team of agents deep behind Nazi lines with the goal of gleaning crucial enemy information.
The latest revelations about the Cold War-era case come on the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Orlando Letelier.
Flynn said he doesn't "screw around" in his emails like Powell.
It was an atypical attack against an extremely vulnerable soft target.
New documents shed light on the controversial program.
The patrols could take place both at sea and by air.
"The unfortunate and simple fact is that it is impossible to stop every attack," said Ben Vogel the editor of IHS Janes Airport Review.
First person accounts from the other side of the waterboard.