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Snow – The Double Life Of A World War II Spy tells how the journey of Arthur Owens (pictured) into the world of spying began when he walked into the Germany embassy in Belgium in 1935

When MI5 first set eyes upon him, Arthur Owens was breezily described as ‘an underfed Cardiff type’.

But the Welsh electrical engineer was a complex man who led an extraordinary life during World War II becoming Britain’s first double agent and helping to crack Germany’s Enigma military codes, a new book reveals.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2079313/The-extraordinary-life-Arthur-Owens-Britains-double-agent-World-War-II.html#ixzz1peGRwGwP