(Авенир Беннигсен, real name unknown, maybe Alexandr Petrovich Goglidze, 1912 - after 1996) - a Soviet intelligence agent
, actively acting during and after World War II
His father was a Georgian, his mother was a Russian noble. In 1934 he has entered the intelligence service. Since 1937 he was illegally acting in Nazi Germany
. In Germany, he was a tank commander taking part in invasion of Poland and France, later Sturmbannführer
(major) of SS
. In 1941-1944 he worked at aviation factory in Flossenbürg
1945 - 1947 - colonel of NKVD, acting in Paris at repatriation commission.
1948 - 1956 and 1963 — 1966 - intelligence agent in Belgium and France.
Later he lived in Israel and died there.
- (In Russian) А. Шнеер, «Из НКВД в СС и обратно: из рассказов штурмбаннфюрера» Москва, Параллели, 2005, 184 станицы, тираж: 1000 экз., формат: 60х90 1/16, вес: 195 гр., ISBN 5-98831-003-6