ATOMIC AGE: The Trick

A story was going around London last week: two Russians were discussing World War III. Said Ivan: "By 1952 we'll have the bomb and the first thing to do will be to knock out Britain. Five bombs in five stout suitcases should do the trick—one for Liverpool, one for Manchester, one for Birmingham, and two for London."

Said Boris: "That will do the trick all right, if only by 1952 we will be able to make five suitcases."

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