Thursday, January 12, 2012

The Spy Who Helped Us - RIP

 Gevork Vartanian, a Soviet intelligence officer who helped prevent a Nazi assassination plot on the leaders of the U.S., the U.K. and the Soviet Union, died yesterday at the age of 87, Russian state television Vesti 24 reported...

At the age of 19, Vartanian was among the officers responsible for blocking a plot by Adolf Hitler to assassinate Soviet leader Josef Stalin, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the Tehran Conference in 1943, Vesti reported on its website. (more)