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Tower of secrets a real life spy thriller by Victor Sheymov

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.


  • Sheymov, Victor, 1946-,
  • Soviet Union. Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti.,
  • Intelligence officers -- Soviet Union -- Biography.,
  • Intelligence service -- Soviet Union.,
  • Ciphers.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementVictor Sheymov.
LC ClassificationsHV8225 .S46 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 420 p. ;
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1403354M
ISBN 101557507643
LC Control Number93011386

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