These items were seized from American U2 pilot Frank Powers in 1960 after he was shot down by the Soviets. Notably including a cyanide pill hidden in a coin, a poison tipped needle, and a integrally suppressed High Standard 22lr pistol.

  • @mojofrododojo
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    83 months ago

    That’s quite a bit of gear… hushpuppy, multiple ways of suicide, and assets… CIA was equipping them to survive pretty well.