Any books about the KGB?

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Theosis
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Any books about the KGB?

Post by Theosis » 06 May 2003 04:40

Hey,

Anyone know of a good book about the KGB? Especially about how it got started, the methods they used, the extent of their power and influence within the Soviet Union etc.

I quickly went through the archives and the only reference I found was KGB: The Inside Story of Its Foreign Operations from Lenin to Gorbachev by Christopher Andrew and Oleg Gordievsky. Is it worth buying?

I'm a total newbie, so please forgive me if I posted this in the wrong forum.

Thanks in advance

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Re: Any books about the KGB?

Post by Starinov » 06 May 2003 14:52

Theosis wrote: I quickly went through the archives and the only reference I found was KGB: The Inside Story of Its Foreign Operations from Lenin to Gorbachev by Christopher Andrew and Oleg Gordievsky. Is it worth buying?
Definetly. The book is really worth it.

You can also read this book:
Christopher Andrew and Vasill Mitrohhin, The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB.

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