and the People's Commissariat for State Security (NKGB) effectively took full control over the initially weak coordination of the investigation.
mobilizuotas i Raudonaja armija, o tiksliau--i specialuji NKVD
The CIA study said that "the contrived accident is the most effective technique," since "when successfully executed, .it is only casually investigated." Wilcox adds that "assassinations using traffic accidents and hospitals--or both--were known methods of NKVD
murder at the time Patton died." He refers to several examples given by Dr.
was a brutal Soviet police organization with no limits placed on its power to control, punish, and kill Soviet citizens for dissent; during WWII, even heroic Soviet soldiers were suspected of disloyalty.
She includes some unsung heroes - the prisoners, the Soviet doctor who discovers their deplorable conditions, and even an officer of the NKVD
. Lina's youthful innocence and her inability to anticipate the malicious intent of the NKVD
keeps readers engaged.
"I think [Jones] was set on by the NKVD
and it was they who effectively ordered his death," he said.
Martha Dodd's Soviet lover was recruiting rather than courting her, and she became an active and enthusiastic NKVD
agent, probably by early 1934.
was primarily responsible for carrying out the dictator's repression and purges in the 1930s.
This journey takes Nowak through the bombed-out buildings and sewers of Warsaw to the streets of London, and into the remote forests of the Trata Mountains as he races to keep one step ahead of the NKVD
. Polish by birth, American by upbringing, and allied with the British government, Nowak moves fluidly between many of the war's most dynamic fronts.
The pain of the tragedy echoed across the world as disbelieving Poles watched the region where the Soviet NKVD
massacred more than 20,000 Polish officers in 1940 come back to haunt them again.
There General Secretary Joseph Stalin's secret police, the NKVD
, maintained a retreat on the grounds of an old monastery.
It was clear to him that a memoir written by a former NKVD
employee in the Gulag was still off-limits.