Anthony Cavendish wrote his book Inside Intelligence, specifically to defend his friend Maurice Oldfield from what he called slurs from MI5. He also got his friend GK Young to write the Foreword . Cavendish says President Bush sent a letter to wish him good luck with the book.
Cavendish, Oldfield and Young had been MI6 and Oldfield was the first senior person to transfer services and became Security Coordinator for MI5 in Northern Ireland, after retiring from MI6.
I am not sufficiently informed, certainly without further study, to ascertain the truth about Maurice Oldfield nor GK Young, although a subsequent post will include information about Oldfield from Cavendish.
Jonathan Aitken once said about Cavendish “James Bond was a rather dull weakling by comparison” .
From his book what do we learn about what kind of man Anthony Cavendish was?
As a 23 year old, he seduced a 19 year…
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