By David McKnight
In this final Australian secret agent tale, investigative journalist David McKnight: rewrites the recognized historical past of the Petrov Royal fee; circumstances genuine circumstances of Soviet espionage in Australia; tells how a huge procedure of safeguard dossiers on traditional Australians was once outfitted up; exposes executive and ASIO plans to intern 10 000 humans; outlines ASIO's hyperlinks with the management of the NSW department of the Australian hard work occasion; unearths ASIO's huge use of newshounds; outlines ASIO's hidden position within the Vietnam conflict; and tells how ASIO officials feared that Lionel Murphy used to be a KGB spy.
Australia's Spies and their Secrets is key studying approximately Australia and its contemporary past.
'This ebook is an engaging examine of ASIO, meticulously researched and destined, doubtless, to turn into an vital resource for realizing Australia's spies.' - Jim McClelland, Former Minister within the Whitlam Government
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