SIS

Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) plus MI5,MI9,etc

SIS - Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) plus MI5,MI9,etc

HISTORY
MI6 (Secret Intelligence Service)
MI5 (Security Service)

Secret Service Bureau formed 1909
Home Section (Cap.Mansfield Cumming "C")
Foreign Section (Cap. Vernon Kell "K")
during WW1 Foreign Section became MI1(C) and SIS (MI6) 1921
Mansfield Cumming was first Head of MI6 1921-23 ("C")
Home Section became Security Service (MI5) 1931

MI6 took charge of Government Code and Cypher School (GC and CS) 1919
became Government Communications HQ (GCHQ) 1946 (Bletchley Park)

The following are now defunct (all Directorate of Military Intelligence)
MI 1,2,3,4,7,8,9,10,11,12,14,15,16,17,19

MI9 assisted escapees and evaders during WW2
created December 1940 under Colonel Norman Crockatt

A Force created Cairo 1941 for subterfuge and counterintelligence under Colonel (later Brigadier) Dudley Clarke
Roll Of Honour: 89Awards: 186Images: 438Links: 4
Web Links:
BLETCHLEY PARK - Website of Bletchley Park (Government Code and Cypher Service) History section contains a Roll of Honour of all known people who served during WW2.
Hitra - SIS "Hitra" operations out of Peterhead equivalent of SOE "Shetland Bus" operation
MI5 - Website of the Security Service (MI5)
MI6 - Website of Secret Intelligence Service (MI6)
Recommended:
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A Secret Well Kept: The Untold Story of Sir Vernon Kell, Founder of MI5 A Secret Well Kept: The Untold Story of Sir Vernon Kell, Founder of MI5
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A Talent for Adventure: The Remarkable Wartime Exploits of Lt Col Pat Spooner MBE A Talent for Adventure: The Remarkable Wartime Exploits of Lt Col Pat Spooner MBE
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Agent Jack Agent Jack
By Robert Hutton
Agent TATE: The Wartime Story of Harry Williamson Agent TATE: The Wartime Story of Harry Williamson
By Tommy Jonason, Simon Olsson
Agent Zigzag: The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: The Most Notorious Double Agent of World War II Agent Zigzag: The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: The Most Notorious Double Agent of World War II
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Alan Turing: The Enigma Man Alan Turing: The Enigma Man
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At Her Majesty's Secret Service: The Chiefs of Britain's Intelligence Agency, MI6 At Her Majesty's Secret Service: The Chiefs of Britain's Intelligence Agency, MI6
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Bletchley Park: The Secret Archives Bletchley Park: The Secret Archives
By Sinclair McKay, Bletchley Park
Codename Tricycle - The True Story of the Second World War's Most Extraordinary Double Agent (Dusko Popov) Codename Tricycle - The True Story of the Second World War's Most Extraordinary Double Agent (Dusko Popov)
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Cold War Spymaster: The Legacy of Guy Liddell, Deputy Director of MI5 Cold War Spymaster: The Legacy of Guy Liddell, Deputy Director of MI5
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Double Cross: The True Story of The D-Day Spies Double Cross: The True Story of The D-Day Spies
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GARBO: The Spy Who Saved D-Day GARBO: The Spy Who Saved D-Day
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Gordon Welchman: Bletchley Park's Architect of Ultra Intelligence Gordon Welchman: Bletchley Park's Architect of Ultra Intelligence
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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster
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MI5: British Security Service Operations, 1909-45 MI5: British Security Service Operations, 1909-45
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MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service
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MI6: The History of the Secret Intelligence Service 1909-1949 MI6: The History of the Secret Intelligence Service 1909-1949
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Operation Garbo: The Personal Story of the Most Successful Spy of World War II Operation Garbo: The Personal Story of the Most Successful Spy of World War II
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Queen of Spies: Daphne Park, Britain's Cold War Spy Master Queen of Spies: Daphne Park, Britain's Cold War Spy Master
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Saturday at M.I.9: The Classic Account of the WW2 Allied Escape Organisation Saturday at M.I.9: The Classic Account of the WW2 Allied Escape Organisation
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Secret Days Secret Days
By ASA Briggs
Section D for Destruction: Forerunner of SOE Section D for Destruction: Forerunner of SOE
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Snow: The Double Life of a World War II Spy Snow: The Double Life of a World War II Spy
By Nigel West, Madoc Roberts
Spymaster: Sir Maurice Oldfield Spymaster: Sir Maurice Oldfield
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Station X: The Code Breakers of Bletchley Park Station X: The Code Breakers of Bletchley Park
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The Bletchley Girls: War, secrecy, love and loss: the women of Bletchley Park tell their story The Bletchley Girls: War, secrecy, love and loss: the women of Bletchley Park tell their story
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The Debs of Bletchley Park The Debs of Bletchley Park
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The Defence of the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5 The Defence of the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5
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The Guy Liddell Diaries, Volume I: 1939-1942 The Guy Liddell Diaries, Volume I: 1939-1942
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The Guy Liddell Diaries, Volume II: 1942-1945 The Guy Liddell Diaries, Volume II: 1942-1945
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The Guy Liddell Diaries, Volume III: 1951-1953 The Guy Liddell Diaries, Volume III: 1951-1953
By Nigel West
The Hut Six Story : Breaking the Enigma Codes The Hut Six Story : Breaking the Enigma Codes
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The Secret Life of Bletchley Park: The History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre by the Men and Women Who Were There The Secret Life of Bletchley Park: The History of the Wartime Codebreaking Centre by the Men and Women Who Were There
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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War
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