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Counterpoint U-2 Spy, Selmer Nilsen, Home

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1972
©Peter Davis/Villon Films
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Sverre Ingebregt Selmer Nilsen was a Norwegian fisherman spying for the GRU during the Cold War. He was active in Bodø from 1956 to 1963, and reported Bodø landings and take-offs of the American espionage plane Lockheed U-2 to the Soviet Union. This image was taken during the production of Counterpoint: The U-2 Story.
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Counterpoint: The U-2 Story
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The 1960 U-2 incident, told through the story of spies on different sides of the Iron Curtain. Mixed media collection relating to peter Davis’ film.
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