Stalin's Instruments of Terror

Stalin's Instruments of Terror

Cheka, OGPU, NKVD, KGB From 1917 to 1991

Book - 2006
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Charts Stalin's use of the re-named NKVD to carry out the purges of the 1930s in which millions were arrested and ended their lives in forced-labour camps. This book looks at the organisation of the state's secret police in Russia during this time, its vast network of spies and informers, its units within the Red Army, and the special prisons.
Publisher: Staplehurst : 2006
ISBN: 9781862273504
Branch Call Number: ANF 363.2830947 BUTL
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


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