EAST GERMANY: Return of the Traitor

Though he was born a German, the British scarcely questioned the devotion of young Refugee Klaus Fuchs to democratic principles. His father was a Quaker theologian who had successively defied both the Kaiser and Adolf Hitler; his sister killed herself after helping her husband escape from a Nazi concentration camp. Young Fuchs was a brilliant theoretical physicist, won doctorates at both Bristol and Edinburgh. When World War II broke out, 31-year-old Fuchs, after first being interned in Canada, became a naturalized British subject and was soon recruited for Britain's secret atomic research program.

Controlled Schizoid. For 2½ years he worked...

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