TITLE

Intelligence Philatelic Vignettes

AUTHOR(S)
Sommer, Mark
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Apr-Jun2005, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about a set of stamps featuring bridges issued by Germany on January 22, 1998. One of the bridges, the Glienicke, was also known the Bridge of Spies. Twenty-five Western agents were traded on the bridge for four East Bloc spies imprisoned in the U.S. Bridge crossings such as these were dramatized in the cinema.
ACCESSION #
20374598

 

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