Why historians shouldn’t put too much faith in official records and suchlike
Malcolm Muggeridge, a British journalist and a World War II intelligence operative, explains in his memoirs.
Malcolm Muggeridge, a British journalist and a World War II intelligence operative, explains in his memoirs: “Diplomats and Intelligence agents, in my experience, are even bigger liars than journalists, and the historians who try to reconstruct the past out of their records are, for the most part, dealing in fantasy.”
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