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The Resource Cold war games, Harry Blutstein

Cold war games, Harry Blutstein

Label
Cold war games
Title
Cold war games
Statement of responsibility
Harry Blutstein
Title variation
Cold war games
Title variation remainder
spies, subterfuge and secret operations at the 1956 Olympic games
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cold War Games shows vividly how the USSR and US exploited the Melbourne Olympic Games for propaganda, turning athletic fields, swimming pools and other sporting venues into battlefields in which each fought for supremacy. The 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games have become known as the 'friendly games', but East-West rivalry ensured that they were anything but friendly. From the bloody semi-final water polo match between the USSR and Hungary, to the 46 athletes who defected to the West, sport and politics collided during the Cold War. There were glimmers of peace and solidarity. Cold War Games also tells the love story between Czechoslovak discus thrower Olga Fikotová, and American hammer thrower Hal Connolly, and their struggle to overcome Cold War politics to marry. Cold War Games is a lively, landmark book, with fresh information from ASIO files and newly discovered documents from archives in the USSR, US and Hungary, revealing secret operations in Melbourne and showing just how pivotal the 1956 Olympic Games were for the great powers of the Cold War
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10573501
Cataloging source
ANL
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Blutstein, Harry
Dewey number
796.48
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Olympic Games
  • Cold War
  • Sports
Target audience
adult
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espionage, spies and secret operations at the 1956 Olympic games
Label
Cold war games, Harry Blutstein
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Spies, subterfuge and secret operations at the 1956 Olympic Games"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-336) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000059701369
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 348 pages
Isbn
9781760405687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)976384105
Label
Cold war games, Harry Blutstein
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Spies, subterfuge and secret operations at the 1956 Olympic Games"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-336) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000059701369
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 348 pages
Isbn
9781760405687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)976384105

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