Saturday, February 24, 2007

Pssst... Wanna buy a KGB spy map?

What did the Russians ever do for us?
The spine-chilling fact is that they did more than you think.

Every Soviet leader from Stalin to Gorbachev knew not only where you lived but how to get there by tank.
For over 50 years, before, during and after the Cold War, the Soviet military undertook the most comprehensive global survey ever attempted and created detailed, accurate maps of practically every country in the world.

Satellite images, high altitude aerial reconnaissance including spies on the ground were used to collect all possible information. (more) (sample) Ideas... Makes a cool wall hanging, or placemats.