Skip to comments.Author Frederick Forsyth reveals his missions for Britain's MI6
Posted on 08/30/2015 6:41:41 AM PDT by Perdogg
British thriller writer Frederick Forsyth revealed he had conducted missions for intelligence service MI6 in extracts from his autobiography published Sunday.
Forsyth, whose bestsellers include "The Day Of The Jackal", told of how he had assisted Britain's overseas spying agency in the Nigerian region of Biafra, East Germany, Rhodesia and South Africa.
While working as a journalist in 1968, he was approached by an MI6 man called "Ronnie" who wanted "an asset deep inside the Biafran enclave" where there was a civil war between 1967 and 1970.
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Makes his books that much more realistic, if this is in fact true.
--Rhodesia ?--think the writer of the review meant South Africa---
"In Rhodesia in the 1970s, he was asked to gauge the intentions of the then government. Later in the 1980s, he was asked to find out what the South African government planned to do with its nuclear weapons in the post-apartheid transfer of power to the African National Congress (ANC).--
—agree—(I thought studying English , followed by Journalism school and having an editor was supposed to fix writing such as this)
Took about 10 photos of MI6 Hdqtrs. in July (front and back) from Vauxhall Bridge in London... Gorgeous building.
Spy found dead in a bag ‘had infuriated his MI6 bosses by illegally hacking into secret US data...
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