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Real Spies and Real Secrets: Writing the History of the Secret Intelligence Service

Tuesday, 21st September 2010 – 7.00pm

Location: Churchill War Rooms

On the day the first official history of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) is published, its author Keith Jeffery discusses the thrills and challenges of writing such a book. His lecture explores themes such as the Service’s relationship with the British government and Armed Forces, its successes and failures in both world wars and Churchill’s role in its history.


Keith Jeffery is Professor of British History at Queen’s University Belfast.


The Churchill Lecture Series is sponsored by Military History.


Advance tickets on sale now! Regular booking opens 1 September 2010. Tickets will be on sale at the door, subject to availability.

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