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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 28 THE IETHBRIDGE IIERAID Wednesday, February 9. "V N BRITISH VISITOR Brilish aircrafl carrier HM5 Ark Royal, ranking worship in Iho Briiish Navy, moves up I he Hudson Rivet, willi the ManhaMnn skyline in the back- ground, lafer, the 846-foot carrier snapped a mooring w coble and was forced lo anchor off Staten Island. After repairs are made and (lie Ark's sailors take shore leave the ship will lake part in a NATO exercise. Even bd'oi-r. Second World War Britain knew about German spies Tlv MOHKl.SON LONDON Kofi, Bniain knew a Lhing or two about ypies. Kvcn before- (he Sot'ond World War. securilv officers had' I h e i r eyes on a iliaht-buill Welsh engincei wlro ruiigi'alcd Lo Carada. returned and began communicating wilh a Ham- burg postal address. They put a army in- telligence officer on hi? tail. So persuasive was this "shadow" Hint the Welrlmian, a fervent nalionalb-l, noi only confessed ho wr.s spying hut agreed to lurn iiHo a double agent, Bonding false informa- tion back lo llie Nazis. Tliis was the iwgirming of Double-Cross, the hishly-suc- cessful wartime ven- ture of enfolding enemy agents as they landed in this country and cither liquidating them or firmly persuading them lo jain Ihc Double-Cross HP: work. It was not until alter the war. when Gorman Alnvohr spy documents were captured, Lba[ authorities were able lo verify liii.s astonishing fact: ail through the war German cspioncgo in (his coimLry had fallen under complete Brilish control. HAD Dl'MMY AGENTS Through a network of real and dummy agents and through radio codes, secret inks and microdats, a finely- controlled mixture of true and is papers in Uy BKNOIT 1101 LK PAilLS