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Fuchs, Klaus, 1950, 1959

MS. 11619/33/D.52

  • Request

The arrest, trial and sentencing of Fuchs as a Soviet spy had a traumatic effect on Peierls and his wife, both of whom had befriended him. This file contains:

  1. copy letter from Genia Peierls to Fuchs, written after Peierls's visit to him and his reply, 6 Feb 1950, from Brixton Prison
  2. letter from G.I. Taylor to Peierls on hearing of the arrest, expressing his dismay, and Peierls's reply, Feb 1950
  3. brief letter from Peierls offering help to Fuchs on his release, 1959


  • Creation: 1950, 1959


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 11619/33/D.52

Former reference:

NCUACS 57.6.95/D.52

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