Nation: Sloppy Spies

The orange juice papers

The American Navy officer, code-named "Ed" by his Soviet contact, slowed his car on New Jersey's Garden State Parkway near Woodbridge. On the side of the road, at a prearranged spot, he nervously dropped an orange juice container stuffed with documents describing the U.S. Navy's top secret method of tracking enemy submarines.

The Navy man made his drop just as he had been instructed to by "Jim," the Soviet agent who first telephoned him last August, and had since directed him in several turnovers of information. This time the drop...

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