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Battle Ground Berlin CIA vs. KGB in the Cold War

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ISBN-10: 0300078714

ISBN-13: 9780300078718

Edition: 1999

Authors: David E. Murphy, George Bailey, Sergei A. Kondrashev

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This book, an operational and organisational history of the world's 2 most important secret service organisations during a critical time, unveils the vital connection between intelligence gathering and political decision-making at the highest level.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 4/10/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 584
Size: 6.14" wide x 8.90" long x 1.39" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Key Players
List of Abbreviations
Behind the Lines in the Cold War
CIA's Berlin Base: A Question of Knowledge
KGB Karlshorst: How It All Began
The Berlin Blockade Challenges Western Ingenuity and Perseverance
The Korean War: Pretext or Premise for Rearming West Germany?
Cold Warriors in Berlin: A New Era in CIA Operations
East German State Security and Intelligence Services Are Born
Stalin Offers Peace, but the Cold War Continues
Soviet Intelligence Falters After Stalin's Death: New Revelations About Beria's Role
The Events of June 1953
The Mysterious Case of Otto John
The Berlin Tunnel: Fact and Fiction
Redcap Operations
BOB Concentrates on Karlshorst
The Illegals Game: KGB vs. GRU
KGB and MfS: Partners or Competitors?
Khrushchev's Ultimatum
BOB Counters the Soviet Propaganda Campaign
Bluffs, Threats, and Counterpressures
Facing the Inevitable
Countdown to the Wall
The Berlin Wall: Winners and Losers
Epilogue
More Detail from CIA and KGB Archives
The Merger of KPD and SPD: Origins of SED
Double Agents, Double Trouble
The Mysterious Case of Leonid Malinin, a.k.a. Georgiev
MGB at Work in East Germany
Was It Worth It? What the Berlin Tunnel Produced
BOB's Attempts to Protect Karlshorst Sources Backfire
KGB Illegals in Karlshorst: The Third Department
Soviet Active Measures: A Brief Overview
Operation Gold (SIS document obtained by George Blake)
Notes
Index