Highlights of Security Service Files Released at The National Archives

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This is the twenty-fourth Security Service records release and contains 196 files, bringing the total number of its records in the public domain to more than 4,300. As with previous releases, around 80% of the records are personal files relating to individuals (KV 2), with a small number of subject files (KV 3), policy files (KV 4), organisation files (KV 5) and list files (KV 6). The files cover subjects from the pre-war period, the Second World War and the post-war period, dealing with a range of groups and subjects. We apologise for the poor sound quality during the first few minutes of the recording.

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Language English
Place United Kingdom
Lesson Owner The National Archives
Skill Level Intermediate
Lesson Creation Date 8 March 2010
Presenter Professor Chistopher Andrew

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