A war time photo of Aleister Crowley imitating Britain's Prime Minister Winston Churchill, for whom he claimed to have invented the "V for Victory" hand sign.

The Magus Was A Spy: Aleister Crowley and the Curious Connections Between Intelligence and the Occult

From New Dawn 105 (Nov-Dec 2007) In Magick Without Tears, Aleister Crowley observed a fundamental similarity between the “Secret Chiefs,” the invisible and inaccessible Masters to whom he professed obedience, and “Captain A. and Admiral B. of the Naval Intelligence […]