Documents on a suspected British agent called James Bond were found at the Institute of National Remembrance in Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters Documents on a suspected British agent called James Bond were found at the Institute of National Remembrance in Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Documents on a suspected British agent called James Bond were found at the Institute of National Remembrance in Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

The name’s Bond, James Bond: 007’s namesake discovered in Polish Cold War archives

  • Suspected secret agent sharing fictional spy’s moniker was employed as archivist for the British embassy in 1964
  • ‘Bond’ was under strict surveillance, reportedly visiting regions of northeastern Poland to try to ‘penetrate military facilities’

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Documents on a suspected British agent called James Bond were found at the Institute of National Remembrance in Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters Documents on a suspected British agent called James Bond were found at the Institute of National Remembrance in Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
Documents on a suspected British agent called James Bond were found at the Institute of National Remembrance in Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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