UK Ordered Destruction Of 'Embarrassing' Colonial Papershttp://rt.com/news/british-colonies-documents-destruction-512/
Date Written: 02/12/2013
Year Published: 2013
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX15466
Britain systematically destroyed documents in colonies that were about to gain independence, declassified Foreign Office files reveal. Operation Legacy saw sensitive documents secretly burnt or dumped to cover up traces of British activities.