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Interrogation nation : refugees and spies in Cold War Germany

Title
Interrogation nation : refugees and spies in Cold War Germany / Keith R. Allen.
ISBN
9781538101513
1538101513
Publication
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
Physical Description
xxxii, 276 pages ; 24 cm
Summary
"Drawing on newly declassified espionage files, Keith R. Allen reveals long-hidden interrogation systems that were set up by Germany's Western occupiers to protect internal security and gather intelligence about the Soviet Union as the Cold War brought millions of refugees and tens of thousands of spies to Germany"--Provided by publisher.
Other formats
Online version: Allen, Keith R. (Keith Richard), author. Interrogation nation Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2017
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
July 18, 2017
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: Migrants, spies, and security in Cold War Germany
Part I. Places
The Allied enclave of West Berlin
Debriefing in West Germany
Part II. Personalities
British initiators : Scientific, Technical and Intelligence Branch
American liberators : the Counter Intelligence Corps
West German administrators : the Federal Intelligence Service (BND)
Part III. Practices
Westward migration and East Germany's Stasi
Shared approaches to security questioning
Conclusion: Refugee screening : the past as prologue
Appendix: The changing state of archival access.
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