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The Venona Story

Book Description

Based on several public releases of VENONA translations and related documents, the study deals with revelations about Soviet atomic bomb espionage, KGB and GRU involvement in espionage against the U.S., and other topics.

Table of Contents

  1. 1. THE VENONA STORY
    1. 1.1. Introduction
      1. 1.1.1. Public Release of Translated VENONA Materials
      2. 1.1.2. The Shutdown of the Venona Program
    2. 1.2. The Venona Breakthrough
      1. 1.2.1. A Word about the Covernames
      2. 1.2.2. The Venona Translations
      3. 1.2.3. VENONA Myths and Misunderstandings
      4. 1.2.4. KGB Operations
      5. 1.2.5. KGB Agents and Officers
      6. 1.2.6. KGB and GRU Spies and Assets in the United States
      7. 1.2.7. The American Communist Party in Venona
      8. 1.2.8. The Rosenberg/Atomic Bomb Espionage Messages
      9. 1.2.9. KGB Espionage against the VENONA Program
    3. 1.3. The 1942 to 1943 New York to Moscow KGB Messages
      1. 1.3.1. Messages from the KGB New York Residence to Moscow Center
      2. 1.3.2. The Comintern and the Soviet Intelligence Services
      3. 1.3.3. KGB Organization in the United States
      4. 1.3.4. The Translations and KGB Cryptographic Systems
      5. 1.3.5. Recovered Codebooks
      6. 1.3.6. KGB Tradecraft and Operations, 1942 to 1943
    4. 1.4. The 1944 to 1945 New York and Washington to Moscow KGB Messages
      1. 1.4.1. The Washington KGB Residency
      2. 1.4.2. New York Espionage Operations – the New KGB
      3. 1.4.3. KGB Special Operations
      4. 1.4.4. Boris Moros
      5. 1.4.5. Donald Maclean
      6. 1.4.6. Covername Albert: Principal KGB Illegal in the United States
      7. 1.4.7. The Translations
    5. 1.5. The KGB in San Francisco and Mexico City
      1. 1.5.1. Covername GNOME – Trotsky's Murderer
      2. 1.5.2. The KGB in San Francisco
      3. 1.5.3. The Hunt for Sailor Deserters
    6. 1.6. The GRU in New York and Washington
      1. 1.6.1. Shedding Light on GRU Espionage in the U.S.
      2. 1.6.2. Some Notes on Analysis of GRU Systems
      3. 1.6.3. Translations of Naval GRU Messages
      4. 1.6.4. The Case of Sally
    7. 1.7. The KGB and GRU in Europe, South America, and Australia
      1. 1.7.1. Insight into Foreign Ministry and Trade Matters
      2. 1.7.2. KGB Messages to the London Residency
      3. 1.7.3. GRU Messages between London and Moscow
      4. 1.7.4. The Arthur Case: The KGB in Latin America
      5. 1.7.5. The KGB in Australia
      6. 1.7.6. The Stockholm Messages
      7. 1.7.7. KGB
      8. 1.7.8. GRU and Naval GRU
    8. 1.8. Special Reports
      1. 1.8.1. Translations
      2. 1.8.2. Meredith Gardner's Special Reports
      3. 1.8.3. Other Documents
      4. 1.8.4. Envoi
    9. 1.9. Notes