A, "must read" for anyone who is interested in Soviet spying in the US in the 30's & 40's.
If you are new to the story, THE HAUNTED WOOD is probably the best introduction to the tale of Soviet espionage in the Stalin era.
In my opinion, the book falls too far below minimal standards of scholarly or journalistic rigor for any serious consideration.
Information from the very source that puts a stake in the heart of all those who charged Hoover and McCarthy with witch hunting and Red baiting. Classic Soviet tactic. Read morePublished 24 days ago by bluehen
This book, using Venona transcripts, testimony from defectors and records preserved by the USSR (and briefly made available to researchers) gives us a clear picture of the Soviet... Read morePublished 13 months ago by James D. Crabtree
During a brief thaw in relations between the United States and Russia after the Soviet Union so gloriously imploded, historian Allen Weinstein and a former KGB agent-turned... Read morePublished 16 months ago by crafty lefthander
The authors,taking extraordinary care to be overly and overtly objective, purposefully slouch toward moral equivalence between Stalin era Communism and American Republican... Read morePublished 19 months ago by michael johnson
I bought this as a gift for someone else. They said it was very good and informative. I would recommend it to anyone who Is into this kind of reading.Published 24 months ago by RONALD D OPENSHAW
It 's not that I love spying, but this is pretty comprehensive with copious footnotes. Bad stuff on Martha Dodd.Published on January 4, 2013 by elln
I did not like this book. American and British citizens who spied for the Sovietsd are described as "adventurous spirits". Read morePublished on November 18, 2012 by Erik Strongtree
Catching up w modern American history: it's a jolt to realize that there
were swarms of US-Commie agents here fr 30s-50s, but it explains the Red
Scare and the arrival of... Read more
On one hand it's easy to say this sort of history is interesting but no longer relevant as the Soviet Union no longer exists. Read morePublished on August 10, 2011 by W. R. Nelson