April 19th, 2011

CIA declassifies six of their oldest documents

CIA announced today that they are declassifying six of their oldest documents - dated from 1917-1918. 

From their press release:

One document outlines the chemicals and techniques necessary for developing certain types of secret writing ink and a method for opening sealed letters without detection. Another memorandum dated June 14, 1918 – written in French – reveals the formula used for German secret ink.

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