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How the cold war began : the Igor Gouzenko affair and the hunt for Soviet spies

Author: Amy W Knight
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws on newly declassified intelligence files to examine one of the twentieth century's most influential spy cases as well as its role in generating the Cold War, discussing the defection of a cipher clerk who revealed a Soviet espionage network in North America less than a month after the atomic bombing of Japan.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Igor Gouzenko; Igor Gouzenko; Igor Gouzenko
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy W Knight
ISBN: 9780786719389 0786719389
OCLC Number: 148917305
Notes: With an author's note for U.S. readers.
Description: xii, 355 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Amy Knight.

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Draws on newly declassified intelligence files to examine one of the twentieth century's most influential spy cases as well as its role in generating the Cold War, discussing the defection of a cipher clerk who revealed a Soviet espionage network in North America less than a month after the atomic bombing of Japan.

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"Amy Knight brings her extensive knowledge of Soviet history to bear on one of the key episodes at the start of the Cold War and on Igor Gouzenko, the man at the heart of it. She has a wonderful cast Read more...

 
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