A Dark Path to Freedom: Rusi Nazar from the Red Army to the CIA

A Dark Path to Freedom: Rusi Nazar from the Red Army to the CIA

by Enver Altayli


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849046978
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/01/2017
Edition description: Translatio
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,293,762
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Enver Altayli is one of Turkey's leading specialists on Central Asia and a former intelligence officer. A close friend of Rusi Nazar for over half a century, his biography is based on many weeks of recorded interviews, as well as his own scholarship on Turkistan and the history of espionage during the Cold War.

Table of Contents

1. Childhood in Turkestan
2. Student Years in Stalin's Central Asia
3. Ruzi in the Red Army
4. Soldiers and Prisoners of War
5. Ruzi and the Legions' War against Soviet Russia
6. The Tide Turns Against Germany
7. Escaping from the Jaws of Defeat
8. Refuge in Rosenheim
9. The Cold War and the New Espionage
10. Ruzi Goes to America
11. First Visits to the Middle East
12. The Bandung conference
13. Under Cover Work in International Conferences
14. Ruzi in Turkey: Soldiers, Plots and Politics
15. From Turkey To Bonn
16. Undercover in Iran during the Hostage Crisis
17. The Cold War Ends and Ruzi Returns to Uzbekistan

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