Photo of the Day: Vice Consul as Courier on the Orient Express

Posted: 12:01 am EDT
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This photo is from the Diplomatic Security’s collection of historical photos.  This one is from 1957 showing Diplomatic Courier Bill Croasdale handing a diplomatic pouch through a window of the Orient Express to American Vice Consul Raymond Baine in Milan, Italy. (Source: U.S. Department of State)

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Photo of the Day: Searching for Soviet listening devices in a chimney at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow

Posted: 1:40 am EDT
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June 1978:  An SY security engineer searches for additional Soviet listening devices in a chimney at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, after recovering an antenna system hidden there by the Soviets. (Source: State/DS Records)

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To read more about the listening devices  that were placed at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, also see The Great Seal Bug via counterespionage.com

 

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