MI5 spy controlled UK Nazi group, files revealBreaking News
tags: World War II, espionage, MI5
An MI5 agent pretending to have Gestapo links secretly controlled a vast network of UK-based Nazi sympathisers, newly-released files reveal.
The agent, known by the alias Jack King, infiltrated a group of pro-German activists in south-east England in a previously unknown wartime operation.
His undercover work led to the identification of hundreds of people willing to pass secrets to the enemy.
Files in the National Archives describe King as a "genius" at his work.
In 1942, King - also referred to as SR in the files - met Marita Perigoe, described as a "crafty and dangerous woman" of Swedish and German origin....
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