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Klaus Fuchs The Atom Spy

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German-British physicist Klaus Fuchs was born. He worked on the Manhattan project and passed information about it to Soviets. He was esponsible for many significant theoretical calculations relating to the first nuclear weapons, and later, early models of the hydrogen bomb. In 1950, he confessed he was a spy.
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    • Essentials 

    • Personal 

    • Refugee in Britain 

    • Second World War 

    • Post war 

    • Confession 

    • Value of Fuchs's data to the Soviet project 

    • Trial and imprisonment 

    • Death