Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

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Glossary

Abschöpfung: probing for useful information in the course of ordinary business or professional dealings

Abwerbung: the inducement of defection

Auslandskader: a DDR official based abroad

Befragungsstellen: Questioning Offices (branches of the Hauptstelle für Befragungswesen)

Betreuungsmaßnahmen: measures taken to look after scientific returnees

Bundesnotaufnahmeverfahren: Federal Admission Procedure in Circumstances of Need

Deutschmark: the West German currency

Fluchthelfer: flight assisters (people, mainly based in West Berlin, who, after the building of the Berlin Wall, helped East Germans to escape from the DDR)

Geheimnisträger: people in possession of secret information

Grundlagenvertrag: Treaty on the Basis of Relations between the two German states, concluded in 1972

Landsmannschaft: associations of German expellees, bringing together people from a particular region

Order-of-Battle intelligence: intelligence on the strength, command structure, and disposition of the personnel, units, and equipment of a military force

Ostbüro: Eastern Bureau

Ostmark: a commonly used term for the East German currency, the Mark der DDR

Reisekader: a DDR official authorized to travel abroad

Schweigefunker: agents equipped with radio sets and kept in reserve; they were meant to transmit in time of war

Sichtungsstelle: observation point (actually, an interrogation point)

Sudetenland: north-western region of Czechoslovakia, whose ethnic German population, the Sudetendeutschen, was expelled after the Second World War

Technische Hochschule: Technical High School, the equivalent of a university

Volksdeutsche: people of German race living outside Germany

Volkspolizei: East German People's Police

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