SWEDEN: The Informers

The Union of Customs Officials in the free port of Göteborg knew that S. Svanberg was a Nazi agitator who talked too much. They blackballed him when he applied for membership, wondered why Swedish authorities let him keep his job. But the neutral Swedes want no trouble, and so they quietly, methodically investigated what Svanberg talked about and to whom. Last week, three months after the virtual annihilation of an eleven-ship Norwegian-British convoy, they indicted Svanberg and two unidentified Swedes as ringleaders in one of World War II's biggest spy rings.

The convoy, most spectacular spy-ring prize, was made up of...

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