© National Portrait Gallery, London
by Howard Costerhalf-plate film negative, 1934Transferred from Central Office of Information, 1974NPG x23368
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03 September 2016, 22:20
Max "uncle Max" Knight was a spymaster, childrens brodcaster and zoophile, he was an expert on animal life and kept many as pets, who was obviously fond of having his photo taken. From HQ in Dolphin Square, he ran a network of spies who infiltrated the British Nazi and fascist networks with great results. He was a former facsist who warned his old pal William Lord HawHaw Joyce to flee Britain. Not so undercover it would seem!
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