The spy that never was

  title={The spy that never was},
  author={Sabine Lee},
  journal={Intelligence and National Security},
  pages={77 - 99}
  • Sabine Lee
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Political Science
  • Intelligence and National Security
The article1 investigates persistent attempts to link the late Sir Rudolf Peierls and his wife Genia to atomic espionage for the Soviet Union. After discussing the work done by Klaus Fuchs and Rudolf Peierls at Birmingham as part of the British nuclear effort, their contribution to the Anglo-American-Canadian Manhattan project is examined. Here the collaboration of Fuchs and Peierls as well as the nature of their personal relationship is looked at. By analyzing evidence from the ‘Venona… 
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