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Venona : decoding Soviet espionage in America

Author: John Earl Haynes; Harvey Klehr
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2000.
Series: Yale Nota bene.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This extraordinary book is the first to examine the thousands of documents of the super-secret Venona Project-- an American intelligence project that uncovered not only an enormous range of Soviet espionage against the United States during World War II but also the Americans who abetted this effort.

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Examined here first are the thousands of documents of the super-secret Venona Project--an American intelligence project, made public in 1995, that uncovered an enormous range of Soviet espionage activities against the U.S. during World War II. 18 illustrations.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: War and conflict
History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Earl Haynes; Harvey Klehr
ISBN: 0300084625 9780300084627
OCLC Number: 44694569
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: xiii, 487 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : The road to Venona --
Venona and the Cold War --
Breaking the code --
The American Communist Party underground --
The Golos-Bentley network --
Friends in high places --
Military espionage --
Spies in the U.S. government --
Fellowcountrymen --
Hunting Stalin's enemies on American soil --
Industrial and atomic espionage --
Soviet espionage and American history.
Series Title: Yale Nota bene.
Other Titles: Decoding Soviet espionage in America
Responsibility: John Earl Haynes and Harvey Klehr.

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The "Venona" secret US army project of the 1940's was a monumental achievement in this history of American code breaking and one of the America's most closely guarded secrets. This book exposes the  Read more...

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