U.S. At War: Spy Stories

Details were left to the imagination, but the half-lighted plots of a dozen spy thrillers came out last week in a Congressional hearing on censorship.

> On the Atlantic, a far-flung gang was refueling enemy subs. Army & Navy Intelligence got a line on only one or two of the gang. But from intercepted letters additional clues were picked up; arrests were made, and the operations stopped.

> There was cause for suspicion in Alaska, with Japanese entrenched at the back door. People were writing about dangerous subjects : how to get secret ink,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!