My Five Cambridge Friends by Yuri Modin
Burgess, Maclean, Philby, Blunt, and Cairncross by Their KGB Controller

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At once historically important and thrilling to read, this is the first account through Soviet eyes of the most famous spy ring the world has ever known: the Cambridge Five. Written by their KGB controller--their protector, confident, and link to Moscow--this book offers unique insight into the true characters and intrigues of the legendary British spies. Illustrated.

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Yuri Modin was the KGB officer in charge of British spies from 1948 - 1951.    He is now living in retirement in Moscow.
Published January 1, 1995 by Farrar Straus & Giroux (T).
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Education & Reference, Travel, War.

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This account of the Cambridge Spy Ring is so knowledgeable and full of insight that it sweeps the competition from the field.

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the area that was responsible for analyzing British intelligence on the Soviets and stopping the activities of the KGB), helped the Americans set up the CIA, and was the top British intelligence official in the US for a time (he was the liaison between MI6 and the CIA).

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