New Records have been released by the British Security Service (MI5) to the British National Archives that includes files on Charlie Chaplin (famous silent screen comic), as well as double-agent Folkert Van Koutrik. There is also information about details of a Nazi plan to produce counterfeit British banknotes.

This release contains 86 files, which brings the total number of Security Service records at The National Archives to 4,926.

Most of the files are available to view online and you can download them free of charge for one month.

Click on The National Archives to read about the files.

Click on podcast to hear about the new files from Professor Christopher Andrew, the official historian of MI5.

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