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Philby

1. Harold Adrian Russell, known as Kim. 1912--88, English double agent; defected to the Soviet Union (1963)
2. his father, H(arry) Saint John (Bridger). 1885--1960, British explorer, civil servant, and Arabist
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People hold harsh, almost stereotyped views about Philby, plus some who still believe that he was the 'super triple-cross' of all time.
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But they fled to Russia in 1951 when fellow double agent Kim Philby warned them they were about to be exposed.
1963 Infamous British and Soviet intelligence officer Kim Philby fled to the USSR.
In the film she plays the wife of British spy Kim Philby opposite Rupert Everett.
The BBC has been criticised for glamorising the spy ring of Maclean, Burgess (played by Tom Hollander), Philby (Toby Stephens) and Blunt (Samuel West) who worked for the KGB as well as British intelligence.
They paint Guy Burgess, Donald MacClean, Anthony Blunt and Kim Philby as deeply committed young men willing to risk their lives of privilege to work with Stalin's KGB for a cause they believed in, the war against fascism.
SCIAC honors: CLU senior defender Lara Philby was named the SCIAC women's soccer Player of the Year on Tuesday, one of six Regals players named to the first team.
Kim Philby sent countless brave men to their deaths over three decades of spying for the Soviet Union.
Kim Philby, who was extraordinarily a senior figure in MI6, bluffed it out until 1961 when he too had to do a moonlight flit to Moscow.
1979: Anthony Blunt was stripped of his knighthood after being exposed as the Fourth Man in the Burgess, Maclean and Philby spy scandal.
I had heard that Burgess, Maclean and Philby had gone over to the other side but was surprised they had take one of our 'V bombers too as the "menacing nose of a Russian bomber" belongs to a Handley-Page Victor.