Jun 19,1953- Rosenbergs Executed
On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
Julius Rosenberg (May 12, 1918 – June 19, 1953) and Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg (September 25, 1915 – June 19, 1953) were American citizens executed for conspiracy to comm...
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Irving H. Saypol
Irving Howard Saypol (September 3, 1905 - June 30, 1977) was a United States attorney for the Southern District of New York and New York Supreme Court Justice. He was involved in several high profile ...
Irving Kaufman
Irving Robert Kaufman (June 24, 1910 – February 1, 1992) was a federal judge in the United States. He is best remembered for imposing the controversial death sentences on Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.<...
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Harry Gold
Harry Gold (December 11, 1910 – August 28, 1972) was a laboratory chemist who was convicted of being the courier for a number of Soviet spy rings during the Manhattan Project.
Gold was born in Phi...
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Ivy Meeropol
Ivy Meeropol (born 1968) is the director and producer of the 2004 documentary Heir to an Execution. She is the daughter of Michael Meeropol and Ann Karus Meeropol and granddaughter of Julius and Ethe...
David Henry Barnett
David Henry Barnett was a CIA officer who was convicted of espionage for the Soviet Union in 1980, becoming only the second CIA officer to be convicted after Edwin Moore II, a retired CIA employee who...
David Greenglass
David Greenglass (March 2, 1922 – July 1, 2014) was an atomic spy for the Soviet Union who worked on the Manhattan Project. He provided testimony that helped convict his sister and brother-in-law Ethe...
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George Trofimoff
Colonel George Trofimoff (born March 9, 1927) is a former United States military intelligence officer of Russian descent. He was convicted in a U.S. Federal court as a spy for the Soviet Union during ...
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Roy Cohn
Roy Marcus Cohn (/koʊn/; February 20, 1927 – August 2, 1986) was an American attorney who became famous during Senator Joseph McCarthy's investigations into Communist activity in the United States dur...
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Robert Lipka
Robert Stephen Lipka (1946 – July 5, 2013) was a former army clerk at the National Security Agency (NSA) who, in 1997, pled guilty to conspiracy to commit espionage and was sentenced to 18 years in p...
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Walker spy ring
John Anthony Walker, Jr. (July 28, 1937 – August 28, 2014) was a United States Navy Chief Warrant Officer and communications specialist convicted of spying for the Soviet Union from 1968 to 1985....
Jack Soble
Jack Soble (May 15, 1903 – 1967) was a Lithuanian who, together with his brother Robert Soblen, penetrated Leon Trotsky's entourage for Soviet intelligence in the 1920s. Later, in the United Sta...
Myra Soble
Myra Soble (March 18, 1904 – 1992) together with her husband Jack Soble was tried and jailed for her involvement in the Soble spy ring.Soble (née Perske) was born on March 18, 1904, in Nikloae...
Morris Cohen (spy)
Morris Cohen, also known in Britain by his alias Peter Kroger, (July 2, 1910 – June 23, 1995) was an American convicted of espionage for the Soviet Union. His wife Lona was also an agent.
He was b...
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Robert Soblen
Dr. Robert Soblen (born Ruvelis Sobolevicius, also known as Roman Well; November 7, 1900 – September 11, 1962), was a prominent member of the pro-Trotsky Left Opposition in Germany in the 1930s. He mo...
John Anthony Walker
John Anthony Walker, Jr. (July 28, 1937 – August 28, 2014) was a United States Navy Chief Warrant Officer and communications specialist convicted of spying for the Soviet Union from 1968 to 1985....
Alexander Feklisov
Aleksandr Semyonovich Feklisov (March 9, 1914 – October 26, 2007) was a Soviet spy, the NKGB Case Officer who received information from Julius Rosenberg and Klaus Fuchs, among others.
Feklisov wor...
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Earl Edwin Pitts
Earl Edwin Pitts (born September 23, 1953) is a former FBI special agent who, in 1996, was arrested at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Pitts was charged with several offenses, including spying...
Helen Levitov Sobell
Helen Levitov Sobell (March 13, 1918 - April 15, 2002) was an American teacher, scientist and activist, and the former wife of convicted spy Morton Sobell. She petitioned but failed to save Julius and...
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Aldrich Ames
Aldrich Hazen Ames is an American who was convicted of espionage against his country in 1994. He is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole in the high-security Allenwood U.S. Penite...
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James Hall III
James W. Hall, III is a former United States Army warrant officer and signals intelligence analyst in Germany who sold eavesdropping and code secrets to East Germany and the Soviet Union from 1983 to ...