LETTER, DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF SECURITY COLONEL CHARLES SPRY TO PRIME MINISTER ROBERT MENZIES

MEDIA OPENER: Charles Spry - He was Australia's master spy, the brilliant  head of ASIO who hated communists

Spry, the director of the Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO), apologizes for the arrest of KGB defector Vladimir Petrov, who was under ASIO protection when he left a safehouse and got into an argument while drunk.

CREATOR
SPRY, CHARLES

SUBJECTS DISCUSSED
Petrov, Vladimir Mikhailovich, 1907-
Defectors–Australia
Australian Security Intelligence Organization
LOCATIONS DISCUSSED
Australia

https://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/176424