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The sword and the shield : the Mitrokhin archive and the secret history of the KGB

Author: Christopher M Andrew; Vasili Mitrokhin
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes a treasure trove of secret documents found by the FBI, and offers facts about every country in the world, as well as information that contributes to the history of the last century.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Andrew, Christopher M.
Sword and the shield.
New York : Basic Books, ©1999
(OCoLC)607413964
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher M Andrew; Vasili Mitrokhin
ISBN: 0465003109 9780465003105 9780465003129 0465003125
OCLC Number: 42368608
Description: 700 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Mitrokhin archive --
2. From Lenin's Cheka to Stalin's OGPU --
3. The great illegals --
4. The magnificent five --
5. Terror --
6. War --
7. The grand alliance --
8. Victory --
9. From war to Cold War --
10. The main adversary : part 1. North American illegals in the 1950's --
11. The main adversary : part 2. Walk-ins and legal residencies in the early Cold War --
12. The main adversary : part 3. Illegals after "Abel" --
13. The main adversary : part 4. Walk-ins and legal residencies in the later Cold War --
14. Political warfare : active measures and the main adversary --
15. PROGRESS operations : part 1. crushing the Prague Spring --
16. PROGRESS operations : part 2 : spying on the Soviet Bloc --
17. The KGB and Western Communist parties --
18. Eurocommunism --
19. Ideological subversion : part 1 : the war against the dissidents --
20. Ideological subversion : part 2 : the victory of the dissidents --
21. SIGINT in the Cold War --
22. Special tasks : part 1 : from Marshal Tito to Rudolf Nureyev --
23. Special tasks : part 2 : the Andropov era and beyond --
24. Cold War operations against Britain : part 1 : after the "Magnificent five" --
25. Cold War operations against Britain : part 2 : after Operation FOOT --
26. The Federal Republic of Germany --
27. France and Italy during the Cold War : agent penetration and active measures --
28. The penetration and persecution of the Soviet churches --
29. The Polish Pope and the rise of solidarity --
30. The Polish crisis and the crumbling of the Soviet Bloc --
31. Conclusion : from the one-party state to the Yeltsin presidency.
Responsibility: Christopher Andrew and Vasili Mitrokhin.
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