The Vulpes fox is a unique collectable that was designed by Klaus Haapaniemi in collaboration with Iittala's glass art team. The fox is made using a combination of hot and cold working techniques. It is a numbered series of 1000 pieces, each of which comes with a certificate of authenticity that is signed by Klaus Happaniemi. Each piece is packed in a beautiful cardbox gift package.
January 24 – Cold War: Klaus Fuchs, German émigré and physicist, walks into London's War Office and confesses to being a Soviet spy: for 7 years, he passed top secret data on U.S. and British nuclear weapons research to the Soviet Union; formally charged February 2.
Using previously unseen archive documents, this is the gripping true story of Klaus Fuchs, a refugee from Nazi Germany who, entrusted with crucial work at the very heart of the British and American nuclear weapons project, gave every piece of information he had to the KGB. In 1950, his spy mission complete, he made an unprompted confession to MI6. His espionage accelerated the start of the Cold War.
Espionage information procured by Klaus Fuchs and Theodore Hall, and to a lesser extent by David Greenglass, led to the first Soviet device, "RDS–1", closely resembling Fat Man, even in its external shape.
Atomic Spies-- spies who infiltrated the ranks of the Manhattan Project and spilled the secrecy within to the Soviet Union. Some include: Klaus Fuchs, Harry Gold, David Greenglass, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg.