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Details of KV 2/4428
Reference: KV 2/4428
Description:

Arnold DEUTSCH: Austrian. Of Czech origin DEUTSCH came to Britain as a Soviet 'illegal' in 1934 and took the lead role in recruiting the 'Cambridge Five' group of Soviet spies, PHILBY in particular. His successful technique was based on the cultivation of radical university high fliers ahead of their employment in government. With photographs

Date: 1940 Jan 23 - 1967 Nov 7
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: PF 48871
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Access conditions: Retained Until 2019
Record opening date: 24 September 2019
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