Julius Rosenberg (May 12, 1918 - June 19, 1953) and Ethel Rosenberg (September 28, 1915 - June 19, 1953) American communists, executed after having been found guilty of conspiracy to commit espionage. The charges were in relation to...More
June 03, 2015 License
A replica of the umbrella that a KGB agent used in 1978 to kill Bulgarian dissident and radio broadcaster Georgi Markov is displayed at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC, July 16, 2002. The 68,000 square-foot museum is the...More
FBI agents arrest counterintelligence agent Robert Hanssen (C) near his home February 18, 2001 in Vienna, Virginia. According to the FBI, Hanssen had just placed a package of classified material in a park he had been using since 1985...More
East-German spy master Markus Wolf photographed at the Berlin Wall.
January 27, 2015 License
British art historian and Soviet spy Anthony Blunt at a press conference following revelations that he was the fourth man in the Burgess, Maclean, Philby spy scandal of the 1950's.
The tiny platinum ball which killed BBC broadcaster Georgi Markov, who had defected from Bulgaria in 1969. The ball contained ricin, a deadly poison and was injected into Mr Markov's leg using an umbrella.
Russian spies Morris and Lona Cohen, who worked in London under the assumed names Peter and Helen Kroger, arrive at London's Heathrow Airport, 24th October 1969. Jailed in 1961 for their involvement with the Portland Spy Ring, they are...More
The miniature code book containing a series of numbers, which, according to the Attorney-General Sir Elwyn Jones, was used by spies to decode messages from Moscow. It is enlarged on the left.
Harold Adrian Russell Philby, better known as Kim Philby (1912 - 1988), in Moscow after his defection, 1968. He had served as a spy for the NKVD and KGB.
The model, showgirl and call-girl Christine Keeler, who was at the centre of the 'Profumo Affair' sex scandal. Her sexual liaisons with a Russian diplomat and cabinet minister John Profumo compromised Profumo and ultimately Macmillan's...More
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