TITLE

Oleg Penkovsky provided some of the most vital intelligence of the Cold War--until the Soviets found out

AUTHOR(S)
Kross, Peter
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Military History;Dec2003, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the role played by Colonel Oleg Penkovsky, high-ranking Russian intelligence officer, on the occurrence of Cold War between the eastern communist nations led by the Soviet Union and the western nations led by the U.S. Military career background of colonel Penkovsky; Reasons for offering his services to the Western forces as a spy; Details of a letter handed by Penkovsky to Eldon Ray Cox; Discussion on Soviet military strategies disclosed by Penkovsky to the U.S.; Information on his arrest and execution.
ACCESSION #
11073186

 

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