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Venona: Decoding Soviet Espionage in America

Venona: Decoding Soviet Espionage in America

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by John Earl Haynes, Harvey Klehr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300084625

ISBN-13: 9780300084627

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Yale University Press

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 activities against the United States during World War II but also the Americans who abetted this effort.

Overview

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 activities against the United States during World War II but also the Americans who abetted this effort.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300084627
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Pages:
504
Sales rank:
467,853
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
A Note about Transcription of the Documentsix
Glossaryxi
Introduction: The Road to Venona1
1Venona and the Cold War8
2Breaking the Code23
3The American Communist Party Underground57
4The Golos-Bentley Network93
5Friends in High Places116
6Military Espionage164
7Spies in the U.S. Government191
8Fellowcountrymen208
9Hunting Stalin's Enemies on American Soil250
10Industrial and Atomic Espionage287
11Soviet Espionage and American History331
Appendix ASource Venona: Americans and U.S. Residents Who Had Covert Relationships with Soviet Intelligence Agencies339
Appendix BAmericans and U.S. Residents Who Had Covert Relationships with Soviet Intelligence Agencies but Were Not Identified in the Venona Cables371
Appendix CForeigners Temporarily in the United States Who Had Covert Relationships with Soviet Intelligence Agencies383
Appendix DAmericans and U.S. Residents Targeted as Potential Sources by Soviet Intelligence Agencies387
Appendix EBiographical Sketches of Leading KGB Officers Involved in Soviet Espionage in the United States391
Notes395
Index477

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