The Petrov Affair: Politics and Espionage is a memoir of the Petrov Affair, a historical event that involves the defection of Vladimir Petrov, a colonel in the Soviet intelligence service in Sydney, and the announcement of his defection ten days later by Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies. With information gathered from different reliable sources, the book details in chronological order the Petrov's defection - the events that occurred before and the factors that led to it; its announcement; and the implications of this event for politics and espionage. The text also explains how the affair affected the Australian people and the world; the conclusion of this event; and the events that happened after it. The book is recommended for historians and history enthusiasts who would want to know more about this particular event. The text is also recommended for experts who delve in the Cold War and the Soviet Union.
Preface Part I: The Defection1. An NKVD Couple 2. Diabolo 3. Terror Australis 4. Operation Cabin 12 5. End Game
Part II: Politics6. The Announcement 7. Evdokia 8. The Election 9. The Royal Commission 10. Conspiracy Most Foul 11. Things Fall Apart
Part III: Espionage12. The Case 13. The Petrov Residency 14. The Petrovs and Western Counter-intelligence 15. The War Between the Camps 16. Climax
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- © Pergamon 1987
- 1st January 1987
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