In a gaunt, grimy London suburb last week George Johnson Armstrong died by hanging, the first Briton executed as a traitor in World War II. A 39-year-old ship's engineer, he was charged with offering his services as a spy to the German Consul in Boston. With him were hung three alien spies. Another Briton, a woman, sentenced to hang at the same time, had her sentence commuted to 14 years imprisonment.


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