Burgess and Maclean

Title:                      Burgess and Maclean

Author:                 Anthony Purdy

Purdy, Anthony (1963) and Douglas Sutherland. Burgess and Maclean. London: Secker & Warburg

LCCN:    63004032

DA585.B78 P8

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Date Posted:      October 5, 2016

Reviewed by Paul W. Blackstock and Frank L. Schaf[1]

A popular account of the careers of British diplomats Guy Burgess and Douglas Maclean who defected to the USSR in 1951. A journalistic speculation of what the two defectors might have known and passed on to Soviet intelligence, the indiscretions that might have led to blackmail and recruiting by Soviet intelligence, and the possibilities of their being warned by another Soviet agent that they were under observation by British counterintelligence.

[1] Blackstock, Paul W. (1978) and Frank L. Schaf, Jr. Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Covert Operations: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research Co., p. 154

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