Journals Higher Education



13 April 2006

344 Pages | map

ISBN: 9780199267507

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Spying on Science

Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

Paul Maddrell

  • First full scholarly account of scientific espionage in East Germay
  • Reveals how the Western powers used defectors and refugees as sources of intelligence
  • Assesses the US government's policy of inducing scientists to defect in order to 'contain' Communist development

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