In the Communist terminology, the term “traitor“ was used. It was the term for an internal employee, an officer of the secret service who changed sides to another – foreign intelligence service. The best known Czechoslovak defectors were former member of the intelligence service of the General staff František Tišler and further Ladislav Bittman "Brychta", Antonín Nenko "Nedvěd", Josef Frolík "Florián", František August "Adam", Václav Marouš "Macourek", Stanislav Kaplan "Daníček" and Milan Štafl "Šerák" from the 1st Directorate of the Minitry of interior who left the foreign intelligence in the wake of the occupation of Czechoslovakia in August 1968. At the end of the Communist regime, defectors included Jan Fila "Šturma" and Vlastimil Ludvík "Pantůček".
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