Breaking the Codes

Australia's KGB network

Desmond Ball David Horner
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The hitherto untold story of a Russian spy ring operating out of Canberra

Author bio:

Professor Desmond Ball is the author of many studies of international intelligence including Pine Gap, The Ties that Bind and A Base for Debate. David Horner is a premier military historian and author of Blamey (forthcoming).

Category: History
ISBN: 9781864485783
Table Of Contents: Figures and illustrations

Acronyms and Abbreviations


1 Introduction: Sigint and counter-espionage

2 The formation of the security service

3 The security service and the war with Japan

4 The development of Sigint in Australia

5 The first security leaks

6 General Blamey's letter

7 Moscow Centre and Soviet intelligence

8 The arrival of the Russians

9 Post-war security and intelligence in Australia

10 Operation Venona: breaking Russian codes

11 Venona and Soviet espionage in Australia

12 The Party and Clayton

13 The development of the KLOD group

14 Soviet espionage in External Affairs

15 Britain's Spycatchers come to Australia

16 ASIO and 'The Case'

17 The end of the Case

18 The importance of the Case

Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Pub Date: August 1998
Page Extent: 488
Format: Paperback - C format
Subject: History

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