The FBI-KGB War: A Special Agent's Story (Google eBook)

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Mercer University Press, 1995 - History - 350 pages
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The names, we sometimes say, have been changed "to protect the innocent". As regards those agents in KGB networks in the U.S. during and following World War II, their presence and their deeds (or misdeeds) were known, but their names were not. The FBI-KGB War is the exciting, true (which often really is stranger than fiction), and authentic story of how those names became known and how the not-so-innocent persons to whom those names belonged were finally called to account. Following World War II, FBI Special Agent Robert J. Lamphere set out to uncover the extensive American networks of the KGB. Lamphere used a large file of secret Russian messages intercepted during the war. The FBI-KGB War is the detailed (but never boring) story of how those messages were finally decoded and made to reveal their secrets, secrets that led to persons with such now-infamous names as Judith Coplon, Klaus Fuchs, Harry Gold, and Ethel and Julius Rosenberg.
  

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In 1941 Lamphere embarked on a 14-year FBI career largely devoted to foiling Soviet espionage in the United States. This readable, if occasionally self-serving, memoir recounts his often significant ... Read full review

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Contents

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
3
2 BEGINNINGS
10
TWO DEFECTORS
32
GERHART EISLER
42
HEADQUARTERS
66
THE BREAK
78
THE SPY NEXT DOOR
99
CONTAINING THE BREAKTHROUGH
126
THE ROSENBERG NETWORK
178
THE CONSPIRACY TRIAL
208
PHILBY
228
EXECUTION AFTERMATH OF THE ROSENBERG TRIAL
248
THREE STRIKES
267
KNOTTING LOOSE ENDS
289
Afterword
299
Notes
327

KLAUS FUCHS
132
CASES BREAKING EVERYWHERE
161

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