Foreign News: Spy in the Code Room

Secret British information intended for Washington is usually handed to the U. S. Embassy in London for transmission in code. When various items began to turn up in Berlin last spring, often to be hurled tauntingly back at Great Britain by renegade Broadcaster William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw), Scotland Yard agents suspected a leak and tapped the Embassy telephone wires. Within a short time they had heard enough. They arrested Tyler G. Kent, a weak-chinned, 29-year-old American code clerk, who went to London from the U. S. Moscow Embassy at the beginning of the...

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