RUSSIA: Spies

To hear the Communists tell it, the U.S. is having great success in sending spies through the Iron Curtain.

Satellite Rumania reported the capture of Wilhelm Spender and Constantin Saplakan, "two spies dropped in the Fagaras district on Oct. 18 by a U.S. aircraft which had set out from Athens." Spender and Saplakan, Rumania said, were recruited from an Italian D.P. camp in 1951, trained in "special U.S. espionage schools in Italy," and "given the task of committing acts of diversion . . . also of gathering military information."

Hungary announced the arrest of four Hungarians accused of spying for the U.S.,...

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