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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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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher M Andrew; Vasili Mitrokhin
ISBN: 0465003109 9780465003105 0465003125 9780465003129
OCLC Number: 247852333
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: XIV, 700, [16] S : Ill ; 25 cm.
Contents: * Abbreviations and Acronyms * The Evolution of the KGB, 1917-1991 * The Transliteration of Russian Names * Foreward * The Mitrokhin Archive * From Lenin's Cheka to Stalin's OGPU * The Great Illegals * The Magnificent Five * Terror * War * The Grand Alliance * Victory * From War to Cold War * The "Main Adversary" Part 1: North American Illegals in the 1950's * The "Main Adversary". Part 2: Walk-ins, Legal Residencies and the Early Cold War * The Main Adversary Part 3: Illegals after "Abel" * The Main Adversary Part 4: Walk-ins, Legal Residencies and the Later Cold War * Political Warfare: Active Measure and the Main Adversary * PROGRES" Operations. Part 1: Crushing the Prague Spring * PROGRESS Operations. Part 2: Spying on the Soviet Bloc * The KGB and Western Communist Parties * Eurocommunism * Ideological Subversion Part 1: The War Against the Dissidents * Ideological Subversion Part 2: The Victory of the Dissidents * SIGINT in the Cold War * Special Tasks Part 1: From Marshal Tito to Rudolf Nureyev * Special Tasks Part 2: The Andropov Era and Beyond * Cold War Operations Against Britain Part 1: After the "Magnificient Five" * Cold War Operations Against Britain Part 2: After Operation FOOT * The Federal Republic of Germany * France and Italy during the Cold War: Agent Penetration and Active Measures * The Penetration and Persecution of the Soviet Churches * The Polish Pope and the Rise of Solidarity * The Polish Crisis and the Crumbling of the Soviet Bloc * Conclusion: From the One-Party State to the Yeltsin Presidency * Appendices * A. KGB Chairmen, 1917-26 * B. Heads of Foreign Intelligence, 1920-1999 * C. The Organization of the KGB * D. The Organization of the KGB First Chief Directorate * E. The Organization of a KGB Residency * Notes * Bibliography * Index
Responsibility: Christopher Andrew and Vasili Mitrokhin.
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