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Stasi : the untold story of the East German secret police

Author: John O Koehler; Germany (East). Ministerium für Staatssicherheit.
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999.
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In this Narrative, John Koehler details the widespread activities of East Germany's Ministry for State Security, or "Stasi." The Stasi, which spread its tentacles like a giant octopus over East German society to repress political opposition and cause the imprisonment of hundreds of thousands of citizens, has proved to have been one of the most powerful secret police and espionage services in the world. Koehler  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koehler, John O.
Stasi.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999
(OCoLC)655230664
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John O Koehler; Germany (East). Ministerium für Staatssicherheit.
ISBN: 0813334098 9780813334097 0813337445 9780813337449
OCLC Number: 39256274
Description: xvi, 460 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Revenge versus the rule of law --
Erich Mielke : Moscow's leader of the Red Gestapo --
KGB and Stasi : two shields, two swords --
The sword of repression --
The invisible invasion : espionage assault on West Germany --
The Stasi against the United States and NATO --
The Stasi's spy catchers --
Stasi operations in the Third World --
The Stasi and terrorism : the La Belle bombing --
Playground for international terrorists --
Safe haven for the Red Army faction --
Shattered shield, broken sword.
Responsibility: John O. Koehler.
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