Guy Walters

@guywalters

Historian. Hack. PhD Student. Lecturer at @NewCollegeH. Thriller writer. Latest book: Nazis, Spies & Fakes now out! http://t.co/bOSXuEUgps

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Sometimes you get a CIA file which has been just a little too redacted:

Them Mitfords were trouble. This MI5 report shows Nancy tried to arrange a meeting between Oswald Mosley & de Gaulle:

More MI5 material on Oswald Mosley's desire to woo the Vatican to establish a 'Right Wing International':

Curio from a 1948 MI5 letter (written by Roger Hollis) showing that Oswald Mosley was currying favour with the Vatican

Curio from a 1948 MI5 letter (written by Roger Hollis) showing that Oswald Mosley was currying favour with the Vatican:

Wonderfully catty British Intelligence report on a former Nazi:

Love the way government departments coyly refer to MI6 as 'our friends'. Here's an example from 1953:

Historical curio for the likes of – Foreign Office using BEA pilots as couriers in the 1950s:

The cookie warning box on the website is priceless:

Meanwhile, Jasper Gerard is issuing his own statement on Facebook: #Clegg #rennard #Libdems

Love this picture of Lord Rennard. Actually, I don't.

The detainees in the Allied National Prison in Werl in 1951 got a damn good diet. (Love the fact this is Top Secret.)

Great artwork for my talk on for the Sums up tone of the book, and looks very Munch!

My parents get a lot of red kites. I mean, a LOT.

My brother found a signed copy of one of my books yesterday…in a charity shop.

Those wanting naming & shaming, such as , might wish to read this, from the Francis Report, pps 40-41

From August 1953. The idea of being strapped to a 1950s rocket and blasted 100,000 ft into the air terrifies me:

Possibly one of the more unethical scientific experiments. "Monkeys go through atom cloud"!

Two more great escapes from East Berlin, from March 53. One with a merry-go-round, other in a homemade armoured boat:

Dare I reply? #twitterdecides