The man without a face – Markus Wolf: top spy of the GDR

20 min, Digi-Beta, Dutch Television "2 Vandaag" broadcasting

For decades the Western intelligence services believed Markus Wolf to be the man without a face. For more than 30 years he had been in charge of the secret service of the GDR. His specialty: foreign espionage. Markus Wolf was a master spy and responsible for more than 10,000 agents. Up to this day he is considered to be one of the most successful secret service heads of the entire world. Ten years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall he looks back and talks about his methods of espionage, and he takes stock of his life.

Camera: Roland Kretzschmar
Sound: Robert Cöllen
Cutting: Mario Biehl