The Storm Birds: Soviet Postwar Defectors: The Dramatic True Stories: 1945-1985

The Storm Birds: Soviet Postwar Defectors: The Dramatic True Stories: 1945-1985

by Gordon Brook-Shepherd
     
 
Since the end of World War II, more than forty high-level Soviet KGB & military intelligence officers have changed their allegiance & gone over to the West. Now, for the first time, the true stories of a dozen of these elite defectors are told in this major, authoritative work. These dramatic stories — of secret meetings & desperate escapes, of wives, mistresses

Overview

Since the end of World War II, more than forty high-level Soviet KGB & military intelligence officers have changed their allegiance & gone over to the West. Now, for the first time, the true stories of a dozen of these elite defectors are told in this major, authoritative work. These dramatic stories — of secret meetings & desperate escapes, of wives, mistresses, & families abandoned, of intrigues within the Kremlin — rival the most sensational spy fiction & offer an unsettling insiders view of global calamities barely averted. An engrossing book full of revelations & insights about the mind of the defector. Photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788151354
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
08/01/1997
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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