This short study tries to deal with topic of foreigners seen from the perspective of communist policemen employed in, which was the only official body uniting a public guarding police, a criminal police and also a secret police in Czechoslovakia before 1989. Based on the analysis of twelve oral history interviews with ex-SNB members of basic and middle ground of SNB hierarchy, author is attempting to conclude the most visible patterns of individual and collective memory and "image countours" of foreigners and their countries connected with pre-1989 period.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.