Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39020030737889]
Scope and Contents The American Espionage in Siberia Photograph Album documents the secret efforts of the Americans to obtain platinum from Siberia in 1918. The Bolsheviks had cut off American access to platinum, an important metal used to build airplane engines. The U.S. Commerce Department subsequently dispatched George L. Preston, an American fur trader in Riga, to Siberia as an officer of the Red Cross to provide humanitarian supplies to the Czech Legion on the Trans-Siberian Railway. Working secretly...
Dates: 1918-01-01 - 1918-12-31
Scope and Contents The Anthony Cave Brown papers comprise the extensive research files of historian and author Anthony Cave Brown used for his numerous books about U.S. and British military intelligence. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, Xeroxed documents, Internet printouts, printed matter, manuscripts of some of his books, audio cassettes, and some photographs. Documents pertainig to various figures in the intelligence field; including William Donovan, H. St. John B. Philby, and Kim...
Dates: 1930 - 2006