Recent releases at The National Archives

September 2006

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Recent releases at The National Archives

This latest release of files from the Security Service covers a variety of subjects including: Sylvia Townsend-Warner (and her partner Valentine Ackland) who raised suspicion through their interest in Communism (KV 2/2337 - 2338), renowned strategist on tank-warfare Basil Liddell-Hart whose ideas were used by German commanders during the Second World War (KV 2/2410 - 2411), Polish leader General Sikorski (KV 3/274 - 276) and some of the plain language codes used by German and other enemy agents, including the Westerlinck or 'eins, eins, eins' code (KV 2/2424).

Security service release

Introduction

Double Agents

Right Wing extremists

German Intelligence Agents

Communists, suspected Communists and Communist organisations

Soviet Intelligence Agents

Subject of Security Service enquiries

Internment policy

Files of general interest

The following files can be found on Discovery:

Lady Howard of Effingham (Part one: KV 2/2387) Go to Discovery to view images

Lady Howard of Effingham (Part two: KV 2/2388) Go to Discovery to view images

Second World War German plain language codes (KV 2/2424) Go to Discovery to view images

Sylvia Townsend-Warner (and Valentine Ackland) (Part one:KV 2/2337) Go to Discovery to view images

Sylvia Townsend-Warner (and Valentine Ackland) (Part two: KV 2/2338) Go to Discovery to view images

The Royal Patriotic Schools - complete case preserved as an example (KV 4/344) Go to Discovery to view images

Branimar Jelic (Part one: KV 2/2307) Go to Discovery to view images

Branimar Jelic (Part two: KV 2/2308) Go to Discovery to view images

JOSEF, alias RHUBARB - file containing papers relating to the involvement of novelist Graham Greene in this case (KV 2/2272) Go to Discovery to view images