1945-46 Gouzenko Affair

This site has an extensive section on the history of the Gouzenko Affair. In addition, it includes further resources on Gouzenko’s defection and the royal commission that was established to investigate his allegations:

  • Chronology: A timeline for the Gouzenko Affair.
  • Sentences: The results of the spy trials, which include the prosecutions of individuals whom the espionage commission accused of spying for the Soviets.
  • Key figures: Biographical information for the main characters in the Gouzenko Affair.
  • Archives: A rich collection of primary documents relating to the defection and the commission.
  • Historical studies: Further reading on this topic.

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