TITLE

Lavrenti Beria Executed

AUTHOR(S)
Cavendish, Richard
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
History Today;Dec2003, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the execution of Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria, head of the Soviet secret police during the reign of Joseph Stalin, in December 1953. His involvement in revolutionary activities from his teens; Activities when he was put in control of both the secret and regular police; Downfall of Beria; Versions of the stories about his execution.
ACCESSION #
12269737

 

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