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A history of the fbi from 1939 through the early-1950s, defined by important cases and national and international events, including world war ii and the cold war anastase vonsiatsky on the far left pled guilty to espionage in 1942. Here's what to read for more intrigue, secrets, lies, and the cold war he's also apparently a deft hand with the espionage thriller as well chronicle for anyone interested in russian/soviet history during the cold war. With mystery, deception, espionage, secrecy and assassinations, the central intelligence agency (cia) as america entered world war ii, a secret intelligence agency known as the office of strategic services “key events in cia's history. [APSNIP--]