12 Fantastic and Historical Spy Gadgets Used By International Spies In Espionage
Espionage has always been around from time immemorial. The spy vs. spy game heightened during the cold war which even leads to the dramatization of the espionage theater. Remember the Robert Ludlum and John le Carre novels? And what of the famous James Bond and his fancy gadgets, that isn’t only in movies you know because the international spy museum in Washington DC has the largest collection of fancy spy gadgets which gives spectators an exact eyeful of how these powerful devices did their job of collecting information. Take a look at 12 historical spy gadgets.
12 Buttonhole Camera
Used extensively in the USSR and North America in the seventies, the buttonhole camera was known by its codeword “Ajax”. It was a miniscule camera that could be worn as a coat button so that photographs could be taken of an unsuspecting person without being detected. The lens is connected through a shutter cable to a trigger in the coat pocket. Pressing the trigger clicks the photo.