Professor Keith Jeffrey
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MI6 author on 'holy grail' of the Secret Service archives

A new book which delves into the history of the British Secret Service MI6 has been published.

Based on access to secret files, it reveals fresh details about the operations undertaken in the first 40 years of the service's existence.

Author Professor Keith Jeffrey told BBC News about some of the treasures he found among the papers.

  • 21 Sep 2010
  • From the section UK