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CIA declassify WW1 espionage documents (About.com European History)

An interesting history-related post from About.com European History:

The CIA is currently engaged in declassifying and rereleasing a mammoth amount of documentation, and among it are six of the oldest confidential documents that remained in the US archives. They relate to the diplomacy and espionage of the First World War, including how secrets and messages were sent between the powers. Obviously the US is the primary player in these files, but I'm mentioning it here because, according to this Telegraph article, the documents contain a French file which explained the formula for the German's invisible ink (and thus the fact they could read some German communications.)

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