By Richard H. Cummings
Throughout the chilly battle, Radio loose Europe and Radio Liberty broadcast uncensored information and statement to humans dwelling in communist international locations. As severe components of the CIA's early covert actions opposed to communist regimes in japanese Europe, the Munich-based stations drew a wide viewers regardless of efforts to jam the announces and ban electorate from hearing them. This historical past of the stations within the chilly struggle period finds the perils their employees confronted from the Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Romania and different communist states. It recounts intimately the homicide of author Georgi Markov, the 1981 bombing of the stations through "Carlos the Jackal," infiltration through KGB agent Oleg Tumanov and different occasions. Appendices contain defense studies, letters among Carlos the Jackal and German terrorist Johannes Weinrich and different records, a lot of that have by no means been released
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Reinoch then explained that he was a secretary in the Austrian consulate general’s ofﬁce in Bratislava, when on September 22, 1950, he was arrested on the street, taken to Prague, and placed in prison for investigative custody. He was accused of espionage and remained there for three months during which time eight different StB ofﬁcers interrogated him. He did not know their names and stated that up until 1955, StB personnel were known only by a number. Reinoch was then transferred to Leopoldov prison, where he remained for four months, then was sent to the Bratislava State Prison for six months during which time his trial was held and he was then sent to Ilava prison where he remained until July 3, 1952.