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Trotsky's Favourite Spy

The Life of George Alexander Hill

Peter Day

As part of a team of British agents charged with keeping Russia engaged in the First World War in 1917, George Hill (1893–1970) worked undercover with Trotsky. In the Second World War he became the link between Churchill’s Special Operations Executive and Stalin’s secret service, the NKVD. Drawing on the memoir by Hill’s daughter, Una Kroll, Peter Day’s book explores the shadowy world of early 20th-century espionage through the career of this multilingual merchant adventurer, soldier, diplomat and spy.
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  • Publisher: Biteback
  • Year: 2017
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 302pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 232x152mm
  • ISBN: 9781785900815
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.5kg
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