The 1960’s saw the rise of Mary Quant, Pyschedelia, The Beatles -and the Cambridge Spy Ring, along with Government Secretary Lord Profumo’s sudden publicised Sex Scandal in the Stephen... More > Ward Call Girl Trial.
Also, during this 15 years post-War peacetime, Covert Services of the U.S and USSR were primarily inactive, but then both Major Powers suddenly went down the ruthless path to claim the first Moon Landing -re-triggering both Operations back into action after a life of sheer complacency.
This awakening for serving Operatives abroad, was a sudden domino effect of shifting loyalties and friendships both within their own ranks, AND with those on the opposing side.
You see, in these long 15 years of assimilation, their families had gone to Weddings, Birthdays and Socials on both sides, in fact there was little else -
BUT NOW YOU SUDDENLY NO LONGER KNEW WHO WERE YOUR FRIENDS - AND WHO WERE NOT !< Less