Spies and Espionage By: Jalal M.

Definitions (used):

Spy - a person of secretly collects information, movements, and plans of an enemy

Espionage - when a person uses a spy or spies to obtain information that is not his/hers

Atomic Spies - people who gave out information about nuclear weapon production or secrets, didn't necessarily have to be trained spies

Double agents were common during the Cold War

Klaus Fuchs:

Most known atomic spy

Born on Dec. 19th, 1911/Died on Jan. 28th, 1988

Klaus was a German Physicist

Klaus fled from Germany to the U.K where he received his doctorate in physics and eventually became a citizen

During WW2 he was invited to join Britains atomic bomb program and the Manhattan project

Klaus was arrested in 1950 by U.S agents after they discovered that he for years had been handing nuclear secrets to the Soviets

After nine years in prison he immigrated to East Germany where he continued to work as a nuclear physicist

A winner of the Karl Marx Medal/highest civilian honor in East Germany

Retired 1979

Klaus Fuchs


Some spies worked for both sides

The Soviets didn't trust their KBG agents to be around the OSS (CIA), so not many from the Soviets worked for both sides

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