THE AQUARIUM is the headquarters of the GRU - Soviet MilitaryIntelligence. There is only one way in, via special selection – and onlyone exit: through the chimney of the crematorium. As a young officer Viktor Suvorov commanded a tank company. But his skill and initiativesoon led his superiors to take notice - and he was transferred to MilitaryIntelligence. After training with SPETSNAZ - the Soviet SAS - he was posted abroad. This is the gripping personal story of his day-to-day work as a Soviet spy in Europe, and of why he defected rather than betray theone associate he admired.'A MASS OF RAW MATERIAL FOR THRILLER WRITERS, ITSHOULD BE READ ALSO BY THOSE WITH A SERIOUS INTEREST
IN THE SOVIET UNION'
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'ANYONE WHO IS ALARMED AT THE LEAKAGE OF WESTERNTECHNOLOGY TO THE EAST WILL BE EVEN MORE ALARMEDAFTER READING THIS ACCOUNT OF SOVIET MILITARYESPIONAGE'
GEORGE WALDEN MP