The Spy Scandal: Espionage and the Law - the British Traitors Who Got Away
Lashmar, Paul, The Independent (London, England)
THE PROSECUTION of Melita Norwood is not a straightforward matter. There are others who leaked information to the Soviets and have not been prosecuted.
In 1996 the release of the American "Venona" files - deciphered Soviet messages from the Second World War and early Cold War - led to the unmasking of Theodore Hall, an American scientist working on the "Manhattan Project" to build the first atom bomb.
In 1996, Hall admitted that he passed information to the Soviet Union about the project. He has never been prosecuted and lives in retirement in Cambridge, England.
Anthony Blunt (1907-1983) was the "Fourth Man" of the Cambridge spy ring. He acted as …
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