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Event date: 11.01.2018 19:00

The life of a master spy

Topas meets his agent handler of the Stasi

Rainer Rupp, alias confidential informant “Topas”, was one of the greatest spies of the 20th century. As an employee of the NATO, he shared “COSMIC TOP SECRET” documents with the Stasi. Now for the first time, Rupp and his agent handler Karl Rehbaum will have a public appearance together in the German Spy Museum.

Event date: 12.12.2017 19:00

The Poisons of Intelligence

From mysterious deaths and political homicide Poisons were, and are still, a particularly useful medium for intelligence agencies; from truth-serums in interrogations to weapons for murder. Toxologist Walter Katzung and former senior public prosecutor Heinrich Wille guide us through the mysterious world of unusual poisons.     Participans Dr. Walter Katzung Toxicologist Dr. Heinrich Wille

Event date: 07.12.2017 19:00

Interrogated Refugees

What were western intelligence services up to in refugee camps? GDR refugees were not only taken care of during the Cold War, they were also subjected to intelligence screenings. Dr. Keith R. Allen reveals how the interrogations were carried out and which interests the allied intelligence services were looking out for.     Participant Dr.

Event date: 05.12.2017 19:00

The Enigma-Code

How Alan Turing beat the Nazis Intelligence agencies, armies and agents use radios to stay in contact and the opponent has to listen in if they want to stay a step ahead. It is the circle of war. Rudolf Staritz (*1921), the last contemporary witness from Hitler’s military intelligence “Amt Ausland/Abwehr”, and Sir Dermot Turing,

Event date: 23.11.2017 19:00

Rubble Mountain / NSA / Tourist Playground

The Teufelsberg in Berlin

The American listening station on the Teufelsberg (Devil’s Mountain) was one of Berin’s Hotspots during the Cold War. Berliner urban historian Dr. Andreas Jüttemann along with contemporary witness and Teufelsberg veteran Christopher Mclarren offer an insight into the past and future of the grounds.

Event date: 07.11.2017 19:00

Francis Gary Powers

My Father, the Spy Francis Gary Powers Jr., son of the legendary U-2 Pilot Francis Gary Powers, who was famously shot down in 1960 by the Soviet Air Defense while on a spying mission, is visiting Berlin. “Bridge of Spies” was not only a very successful film by Steven Spielberg, it also characterized one of