Maurice Halperin

Maurice Halperin

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Maurice Hyman Halperin was an American writer, professor, diplomat, and Soviet spy. Halperin was born on March 3, 1906. He studied Latin American issues, and in 1935 traveled to Cuba with the League of American Writers to investigate possible human rights abuses. Sometime during this period, Halperin joined the Communist Party of the USA. In the late summer of 1941, Halperin went to work in the Office of the Coordinator of Information which later became the Research Division of the Office of Strategic Services, itself the forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency. Halperin became head of the Latin American Research and Analysis Division and Special Assistant to the Director of the OSS, Duncan Lee. During this period, he became an espionage agent and agreed to provide intelligence for the Stalin-era Soviet intelligence service, the NKVDshow more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 268g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135752677
  • 9786135752670