SWEDEN: Spy in the Dock

Last Christmas two young Swedes got drunk together. Johan Fritiof Enbom, pale, slim and 33, began bragging to his roommate of his exploits as a secret service agent. Soon, his boasting gave way to remorse. Enbom's roommate drank in the whole startling story, then hurried to the police.

Last week Johan Enbom sat in the witness stand in a Stockholm courtroom, the first of seven Swedes to go on trial for espionage. They had, the government charged, given the Russians secrets of Sweden's vital northern defense line abreast of Finland. Required to stand trial, though he had pleaded guilty, Enbom...

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