"it managed, at least in one instance, to exert an extraordinary influence over the political process in West Germany itself."
Willy Brandt meeting with John F. Kennedy at The White House in 1961
Public DomainWilly Brandt meeting with John F. Kennedy at The White House in 1961 - Credit: Marion S. Trikosko

For more on the Willy Brandt affair, one of the most notorious operations of Markus Wolf's career as a spymaster, see his obituary.