SMERSH: Stalin's Secret Weapon: Soviet Military Counterintelligence in WWII by Vadim J. BirsteinSMERSH: Stalin's Secret Weapon: Soviet Military Counterintelligence in WWII by Vadim J. Birstein

SMERSH: Stalin's Secret Weapon: Soviet Military Counterintelligence in WWII

byVadim J. Birstein

Paperback | September 13, 2013

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Why is a book about SMERSH relevant today? As Mr. Birstein takes pains to point out, 'the present Russian government seems intent on whitewashing Stalin's atrocities and the history of the Soviet security services.'"-The Washington TimesSMERSH is primarily known to readers in English as James Bond's sinister opponent. Yet SMERSH was a real organization and was just as diabolical as its fictional counterpart. Based on Russian documents and memoirs, a critical missing piece of the history of World War II and the Soviet secret services is finally exposed to the light of day.Vadim J. Birstein, PhD, is a historian, activist, and molecular geneticist. He lives in New York. "
Dr Vadim J. Birstein, a Russian-American who arrived in the United States in 1991, is a historian and molecular geneticist. Born in Moscow and educated at Moscow State University, he received his Doctor of Science in 1987. Until the end of 1998 he was a Senior Research Scientist at the Koltsov Institute of Developmental Biology, Russia...
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Title:SMERSH: Stalin's Secret Weapon: Soviet Military Counterintelligence in WWIIFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 9.24 × 6.26 × 1.5 inPublished:September 13, 2013Publisher:Biteback PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849545677

ISBN - 13:9781849545679

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