TITLE

Spy Camp

PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Mother Jones;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Image
ABSTRACT
The article presents images from author Simon Menner's book "Top Secret: Images from the Stasi Archives" of employees of the East German state security agency the Stasi, who spied on their citizens when the Berlin Wall fell in 1989.
ACCESSION #
94412986

 

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