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The Penkovskiy Papers

Oleg Penkovskiy

Published 1965
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411 pages
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Colonel Oleg Penkovskiy, Russian was hero, senior officer in Soviet military intelligence, graduate of the Soviet staff college and the missile academy, rocked the Soviet regime to its foundations by the effect of his voluntary spying for the West.MoreColonel Oleg Penkovskiy, Russian was hero, senior officer in Soviet military intelligence, graduate of the Soviet staff college and the missile academy, rocked the Soviet regime to its foundations by the effect of his voluntary spying for the West. Singlehandedly he sabotaged Khrushchevs threatened Berlin show-down in 1961 and his information lay behind President Kennedys successful defeat of the Soviet Cuban messile threat in October, 1962. Experts assess Penkovskiys achievenment as the greatest intelligence coup of modern times.