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

Title
The sword and the shield : the Mitrokhin archive and the secret history of the KGB / Christopher Andrew and Vasili Mitrokhin.
ISBN
0465003109
9780465003105
9780465003129
0465003125
Edition
1st ed.
Published
New York : Basic Books, ©1999.
Physical Description
1 online resource
Summary
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.
Variant and related titles
Internet Archive collection.
Other formats
Online version: Andrew, Christopher M. Sword and the shield. 1st ed. New York : Basic Books, ©1999
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 07, 2020
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Genre/Form
History.
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