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Sacred secrets : how Soviet intelligence operations changed American history

Author: Jerrold L Schecter; Leona Schecter
Publisher: Washington, DC : Brassey's, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the last decade of the twentieth century, the public release of previously classified records revealed numerous 'sacred secrets' that Cold Warriors had carried to their graves. These revelations have challenged our understanding of significant historical events.
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Schecter, Jerrold L.
Sacred secrets.
Washington, DC : Brassey's, ©2002
(OCoLC)606785858
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerrold L Schecter; Leona Schecter
ISBN: 1574883275 9781574883275
OCLC Number: 48375744
Description: xxxvi, 403 pages, [20] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Strobe Talbott --
Stalin's Intelligence Game: Playing the United States and Japan against Each Other --
Operation Snow --
The War Years --
Nuclear Furies: A Love Affair and a Storm of Controversy --
Opening VENONA --
Truman Wrestles an Ogre Named VENONA --
VENONA Hits Pay Dirt --
Cases of the Century --
The Fifties --
The Beginning of the End of the Soviet Empire --
The Secrets of Khrushchev's Memoirs --
The Overflight Wars --
Deception and Revelation --
Conclusion: Looking Back, Looking Forward.
Responsibility: Jerrold and Leona Schecter ; foreword by Strobe Talbott.

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The authors of this text add documents recently obtained in Russia and information from original interviews to cast new light on the reasons for the attack on Pearl Harbor, atomic espionage, Alger  Read more...

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