On the trail of Klaus Fuchs, atomic spy

On the trail of Klaus Fuchs, atomic spy

This event has finished Took place on: Friday, 13th Sep 2019

Arguably the most important ‘atomic’ spy of the 20th century, Klaus Fuchs was a German physicist who worked on the British and US-led atomic projects of the Cold War era. In 1950, Fuchs was caught passing vital secrets to the Soviet Union and sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment.

Our exhibition curator Mark Dunton delves into Security Service files in our collection to uncover how the authorities managed to unmask Fuchs and secure his confession, and reveals a fascinating local connection with Kew

Part of the Know Your Place festival.

Doors will open 15 mins before the advertised start time. The talk is expected to last 1 hour (including a Q&A).

Cost: £5


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2019-09-13 2019-09-13 Europe/London On the trail of Klaus Fuchs, atomic spy Exhibition curator Mark Dunton delves into Security Service files in our collection to uncover how the authorities managed to unmask Fuchs and secure his confession, and reveals a fascinating local connection with Kew. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/09/13/on-the-trail-of-klaus-fuchs-atomic-spy-208000 The National Archives,Bessant Drive,,London

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Location

The National Archives,

Bessant Drive,
London,
TW9 4DU

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District
South West Railway
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