File Title The Klaus Fuchs case
Reference CAB 301/108
Date 9 February 1950 - 10 February 1950
Government Department Cabinet Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013


A small file of two items of correspondence concerning the arrest of Klaus Fuchs, accused of passing national secrets to the Soviet Union. Subjects discussed in the file include the security implications of Dr Fuchs' leakages, the possible impact of the arrest on American willingness to collaborate on nuclear research, and the question of how Britain had fallen behind the Soviet Union in the development of atomic weapons.

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i Front Cover Download PDF (85 KB)
1st The Klaus Fuchs case Download PDF (510 KB)
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