Black Orchestra

WW2 Double Cross – the true story?

During WW2, British Military Intelligence, MI5, intercepted every enemy agent that the Abwehr sent to Britain. Some of these agents were interned – or shot – but MI5 quickly realized that enemy agents could be put to use if they were ‘turned’ and became double agents, sending misinformation back to their Abwehr spymasters in Berlin […]

WW2 – MI5

Before the outbreak of World War I, the British Security Service consisted of two sections responsible, respectively, for home and overseas operations. The home section became known as Military Intelligence Section 5 (or MI5). MI5’s main functions were the identification and arrest of foreign agents from Germany and (later) the Soviet Union and the monitoring of pacifist organisations […]