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Rakosi's room telephone -- as you are probably aware, my dear manager, we have devices that tell us instantly when a line is being monitored.
Wholly necessary, though, was another privilege that several of my colleagues and I enjoyed -- diplomatic-type immunity to Customs search, which was just as well as my luggage usually contained a couple of efficient pistols, a small but cunningly-designed kit of burglar's tools and some few other nefarious devices generally frowned upon by the immigration authorities of the more advanced countries.
Dunnet's voice was, understandably, so thick and slurred that in his case the use of any anti-microphone devices was almost wholly superfluous.
Both devices, I imagine, would blow clear on detonation and leave no trace of their presence.
Now, I hardly think it would be wise to wrap the remaining two explosive devices round the west cable at the top of the north tower.
The FFF hastens to assure the people of the Netherlands that those nuclear devices are not of the calibre of hydrogen or atomic weapons.
They are tactical battlefield devices intended for delivery by plane, rocket or shell-fire.
They have the serial numbers of those devices - they are clearly stamped on each one - and the US forces in Germany can confirm that those devices are, in fact, missing.
They say they are prepared to release those numbers at any time, but they feel a practical demonstration to prove their possession of those nuclear devices would be much more convincing.
Accordingly, they intend to explode one of those devices in the lisselmeer in the early afternoon of tomorrow.