Loyal Comrades Ruthless Killers: The Secret Services of the USSR 1917 - 1991

Loyal Comrades Ruthless Killers: The Secret Services of the USSR 1917 - 1991

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by Slava Katamidze
     
 

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Loyal Comrades, Ruthless Killers is a candid and revealing history of the secret services of the Soviet Union. Written by a former member of the Soviet military, it analyzes the development of the secret services from the Cheka through to the KGB and their role in such events as the attacks on the peasantry in the 1920s, the Great Purge of the 1930s

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Loyal Comrades, Ruthless Killers is a candid and revealing history of the secret services of the Soviet Union. Written by a former member of the Soviet military, it analyzes the development of the secret services from the Cheka through to the KGB and their role in such events as the attacks on the peasantry in the 1920s, the Great Purge of the 1930s and the creation of the Gulag camp system.  Chilling, authoritative and highly readable, Loyal Comrades, Ruthless Killers presents a fresh slant on twentieth-century history.

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ISBN-13:
9780760787069
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/24/2007
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.63(w) x 10.38(h) x (d)

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