CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

• CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

In the early 1940s, the CIA formed a special cartographic department, which experts made maps for the US president, the army command structure, Navy and intelligence services. The Second World War, the Cold War, the Vietnam War, the Iraqi and Afghan campaigns - these detailed maps, the data for which were obtained by high-class spy, allowed the Americans to easily navigate the new region.

Naturally, all this documentation is top secret, but a few days ago, the CIA decided to publish some of the papers, in honor of the birth of cartographic department. We selected the most interesting maps that demonstrate that it is interesting to US intelligence agencies.

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

Russian front in 1942

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

The presence of Japan in the Pacific, 1945

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

The zones of influence, Berlin, 1945

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

International Trade, 1950

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

Claims countries on Antarctica, in 1956

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

President Kennedy with a map invasion of Vietnam, 1961

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

The warheads in Cuba, 1962

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

Berlin, 1960

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

President Nixon with Cambodian map, 1970

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

Detailed map of Cuba, 1977

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

Center in Moscow, 1980

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

Vice-President George W. Bush and drought map of Africa, 1985

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

Cocaine Drug Trafficking, 1990

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

Ukrainian oil and gas fields, 1996

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

Zones of influence on the Arctic region, 2000

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

President George W. Bush at a secret meeting of "Operation Desert Storm" in 2001

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

Baghdad, 2003

CIA Secrets: Map of XX century

North Afghan-Pakistan border, 2010

Smuggling ivory, 2013