Annotations for Cambridge Spies : The Untold Story of Maclean, Philby, and Burgess in America

Baker & Taylor
Describes how, from 1944 to 1951, three high-level British Embassy people in Washington spied for the Soviets

Natl Book Network
Burgess and Maclean and Philby and Blunt. Even in the post-Cold War world these names are a dark talisman, a brooding set of icons, for the darkest underside of the struggle of West against East. Their story has been told in countless books, films, and articles, and provides the real world backdrop for the novels of John Le Carre and Graham Greene.

Three British diplomats and spies, Donald Maclean, Kim Philby, and Guy Burgess, did everything in their power to see to it that the Soviet Union prevailed in post-WWII clashes with the United States.