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Dec. 27, 2019

My Father Was An East German Spy. (15)

My Father Was An East German Spy. (15)

On Episode 15 of the Radio GDR Podcast, former Radio Berlin International employee Steve Winkler talks to us about life growing up with parents who worked for the GDR Diplomatic Service. It later transpired that Steve's Dad worked for Markus Wolf's...


On Episode 15 of the Radio GDR Podcast, former Radio Berlin International employee Steve Winkler talks to us about life growing up with parents who worked for the GDR Diplomatic Service.

It later transpired that Steve's Dad worked for Markus Wolf's HVA, the Stasi's Foreign Intelligence Service.

East Germany's HVA is regarded by some as the most effective foreign intelligence service during the Cold War.