Includes bibliographical references (p. -382) and index.
|Statement||Allen Weinstein, Alexander Vassiliev.|
|LC Classifications||UB271.R9 W45 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxviii, 402 p. :|
|Number of Pages||402|
|LC Control Number||98011801|
About The Haunted Wood. Drawing upon previously secret KGB records released exclusively to Allen Weinstein and Alexander Vassiliev, The Haunted Wood reveals for the first time the riveting story of Soviet espionage’s "golden age" in the United States, from the s through the early cold war. Based upon previously secret KGB records, The Haunted Wood reveals for the first time the riveting story of Soviet espionage's "golden age" in the United States throughout the s, World War II, and the early Cold War. Historian Allen Weinstein, author of Perjury: The Hiss-Chambers Case, and Alexander Vassiliev, a former KGB agent-turned-journalist, were provided unique access to thousands. The Haunted Wood: Soviet Espionage in America--The Stalin Era (Modern Library Paperbacks) For a short time in the s writers from the West had access to KGB archives. These give a definitive picture of the range and depth of Russian espionage in the USA from the s to the s, and this account of information from these archives is fascinating and chilling. Far from being a book that completes our understanding of Alger Hiss, ''The Haunted Wood'' comes at a moment when we finally have a picture of how much, because of continuing government secrecy in.
The Haunted Wood results from an arrangement between its publisher, Random House, and Russia's Association of Retired Intelligence Officers. In exchange for payments to the latter, Russia’s intelligence service allowed Weinstein and Vassiliev access to its records and those of its predecessor organizations. The Haunted Wood by: Isaac McLellan () I ofttimes come to this lonely place, And forget the stir of my restless race; Forget the woes of human life, The bitter pang and the constant strife, The angry word and the cruel taunt, The sight and the sound of guilt and want. Weinstein, the author of the definitive book on the Hiss-Chambers case (Perjury, ), and Vassiliev, a former KGB officer turned journalist, have very effectively raided the KGB archives to gather the fullest account to date of Soviet espionage in the US up to the ’50s. The Soviet files as published in ''The Haunted Wood'' confirm that among my comments sent to Moscow was an angry attack on Communist policy following the Nazi-Soviet pact.
Still, for serious students of U.S.-Soviet relations, "The Haunted Wood" contains nuggets of raw information unobtainable anywhere else. For an interpretation or a humanization of these nuggets. The Darkness Of The Haunted Woods – Haunting Mysteries From Around The World Octo Janu Tanya Fillbrook 0 Comments min read If you go down to the woods ’re in for a big surprise. "Based upon Previously Secret KGB records, The Haunted Wood reveals for the first time the riveting story of Soviet espionage's "golden age" in the United States throughout the s, World War II, and the early Cold War. “The Haunted Wood” (the title comes from a poem by Auden) is perhaps the first documented overview of Soviet espionage operations in the United States, operations which began as early as the s.