MI5 release Cold War Documents

This story got me very interested as not on the front of it relating to the Cold War, or Communism for that fact, but that of what kind of information lays waiting for eyes to see once the hoard of files is searched through.

A kind of excitement immediately fills my head with all sorts of ideas. Almost like a 10 year old (or me) told they’re going to Lego Land. The only blow is that the documents are from the period in between 1945 and May 1953.

It’s very early Cold War stuff, so nothing about massive subterranean bases or secret technology as of yet, but we’ll leave that to Gary Mckinnon….

Sadly, however, they contain very little “Top Secret” information. Most is files on suspects. Their “dossiers” if you will. Still an interesting read though, especially If your tracking down your family history, etc.

On that note, I’ll leave you to it.ย  ๐Ÿ™‚

ND: If any of you Secret Agents or hackers out there want access to the archives themselves, sorry but that area is off limits. Please sit tight while armed police raid your house and “trash your rights” (LOL). The National Archives have kindly put them online at here: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/news/latest-releases.htm
Be good, and if you can’t be good, stay out of trouble! ๐Ÿ™‚

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3 thoughts on “MI5 release Cold War Documents

  1. jkmhoffman says:

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