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    At this point the spy ring was becoming very proficient at their jobs and were beginning to utilize surveillance detection routes to minimize the threat of being discovered by any potential US counterintelligence operation deployed against them. When the Soviets examined the information provided by Fuchs through the Rosenberg spy ring they noted the information to be, “extremely excellent and valuable”. The information contained many technical drawings of explosive ‘lenses’ to initiate the fission reaction within the bomb and numerous research reports encompassing almost every aspect of the atomic bomb design. The information also contained detailed descriptions of technical design breakthroughs made by the Los Alamos team that took the US years to…

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    Count Olaf Essay

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    taken in by this man named Count Olaf who is absolutely evil and trying to take the children’s fortune. These children aren’t your average 14,12, and 2 year olds.They have managed to escape him each time. Violet, the oldest has an amazing brain to make up inventions. Klaus is able to read and obtain all of that information. Sunny is just a baby but likes to bite things, which comes in handy when finding out Count Olafs wooden leg was fake. Count Olaf is not getting away with these kids this…

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    Also, in Maximum Ride: Nevermore, Fang is the second in command, right behind Max, the leader. He is quiet, but he knows more than he lets on. In A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning, Klaus is the brains behind the operation, he is also quiet, but he is always thinking. Last, Angel is apart of the flock and Sunny is apart of the Baudelaire family. Both characters are young and are seen as weak, but in reality they are both intelligent and know more than you would expect. In Maximum…

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    Before Fuchs had been in the US he would have a tenure in Britain under the GRU but his greatest contributions would come from his time in the US. The significance of Fuchs’ passing of US atomic secrets to the Soviets was that it enabled the Soviets to properly make an atomic bomb and further understand nuclear technology. The FBI and US personnel’s were not aware of Soviet infiltration within US facilities until much later when suspicion and clear evidence had shown that there were spies…

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    Russia During The Cold War

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    be done in secrecy through their spy divisions the CIA, MI6, and the KGB. Using just about any form of method believed to be effective it can be seen that during the Cold War to secure political, nuclear, and military interest, along with influence, superiority, and advantage the US, Russia, and Britain had engaged in all forms of spy and espionage attempts. Whether it meant interfering in political developments in other countries to secure political ideologies, assassinating political figures,…

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    The Manhattan Project was a project that produced the first nuclear weapons during World War II. It all started when Einstein found out the Germans were working on a new and more powerful weapon for war. Einstein wrote a letter to the president which helped initiate the effort to build an atomic bomb. In December 1941 the government launched the Manhattan project. The project was originally named Development of Substitute Materials. It included over 30 different research and production…

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    January 31st, 1950 President Truman announced that the Atomic Agency was told to continue with its work on the Hydrogen Bomb. Five months before this, the Soviet Union successfully detonated an atomic bomb at their test site in Kazakhstan. Then many weeks after that, British and U.S. intelligence found out that the German-born Klaus Fuchs, a top ranked scientist in the U.S nuclear program was a spy for the Soviet Union. This made Truman approve the massive funding for the superpower race to…

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    for a stop to future developments of similar weapons (“J. Robert Oppenheimer”). If the war would not have continued at the cost of more bloodshed, he would have regretted his efforts put into the inception of the atomic bomb. Oppenheimer had even said to President Truman, “Mr. President, I have blood on my hands” (“Julius Robert Oppenheimer”). When this was said, a creator regretted his own creation. Another disruption in trust among scientists was a Soviet spy who had infiltrated “the inner…

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    Double Agents In History

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    Britain in 1940. An informant in the British civil service told Russia that Britain and the U.S. was starting to build an atomic bomb, so the Russians sent spies into the project and also recruited people working on the project to reveal the secrets. There were many spies that infiltrated the Manhattan Project and sent plans back to Russia, a few main people are Klaus Fuchs, Theodore Hall, David Greenglass, Julius Rosenberg, and Ethel Rosenberg. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were a married American…

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    Communist spies rated on other spies and people were accused of giving nuclear codes to the Soviet. Throughout the search for Soviet spies, a few people were found. An example was Alger Hiss. Alger Hiss was accused of espionage in 1948, and was sent to jail because of the pursuit of Richard Nixon. The Rosenbergs case rocked the nation, partially because of the international disputes occurring simultaneously. On September 3, 1949, the Soviet blew its first atomic bomb, but American experts…

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