2 March 1989
Show More The Wilson Plot: The Intelligence Services and the Discrediting of a Prime Minister by David Leigh.
Heinemann, 271 pp., £12.95, November 1988, 0 434 41340 2Show More
A Price too High by Peter Rawlinson.
Weidenfeld, 284 pp., £16, March 1989, 0 297 79431 0Show More
“... to sell old aircraft to the Russians, were more than once sabotaged by MI5. The young intelligence heroes of the time had mostly been in active service in colonial wars, notably in Palestine. Harry Wharton, Anthony Cavendish, Maurice Oldfield, the arch-racialist George Kennedy Young – all these were in MI5 or MI6 either during or after the war. All of them shared the deeply reactionary ideas which ...”