ESPIONAGE: NASH

In their notebooks, which police found when they broke the Soviet spy ring in Canada in 1946, Soviet espionage agents were accustomed to make a brisk notation in Russian after the names of the traitorous scientists who furnished them information. The notation was NASH (he is ours).

As Dr. Klaus Fuchs entered tiny Bow Street magistrate's court in London last week for his preliminary hearing, he was greeted by Scotland Yard's Commander Leonard J. Burt, who had arrested Fuchs a week before as a Russian spy (TIME, Feb. 13). Burt took Fuchs smilingly by the shoulders and asked, "How do you...

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