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Author Adams, Jefferson.

Title Historical dictionary of German intelligence / Jefferson Adams
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 543 pages)
Series Historical dictionaries of intelligence and counterintelligence ; no. 11
Historical dictionaries of intelligence and counterintelligence ; no. 11
Contents Editor's Foreword; Preface; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Appendixes; Bibliography; About the Author
Summary No country can rival the sheer diversity of intelligence organizations that Germany has experienced over the past 300 years. Given its pivotal geographical and political position in Europe, Germany was a magnet for foreign intelligence operatives, especially during the Cold War. As a result of this, it is no wonder that during certain periods of history Germany was probably busier spying on its own citizens than on its enemies. Because of the Gestapo and the SS of Nazi Germany to the Stasi of the German Democratic Republic, the fear of domestic abuse by security agencies with police powers run
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 525-541)
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Subject Espionage -- Germany (East) -- History -- Dictionaries.
Espionage -- Germany (West) -- History -- Dictionaries.
Espionage -- Germany -- History -- Dictionaries.
Intelligence service -- Germany (East) -- History -- Dictionaries.
Intelligence service -- Germany (West) -- History -- Dictionaries.
Intelligence service -- Germany -- History -- Dictionaries.
Military intelligence -- Germany (East) -- History -- Dictionaries.
Military intelligence -- Germany (West) -- History -- Dictionaries.
Military intelligence -- Germany -- History -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
History.
Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810855437 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0810863200 (electronic bk.)
9780810855434 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780810863200 (electronic bk.)