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.
The Exotic Dancer Who Became WWI’s Most Notorious Spy
Exotic, alluring and endlessly mysterious, the dancer known as Mata Hari took Europe by storm in the early 20th century with her risqué, Asian-influenced striptease routines.
Mata Hari - Did they get Mata Hari wrong? | World news | The Guardian
Mata Hari, the most renowned woman spy in history, who was shot for betraying secrets that were said to have lead to the deaths of thousands of soldiers during the first world war, may have been wrong...
Mata Hari - Mata Hari was only interested in one thing - and it wasn't espionage | Mail Online
Killed by a firing squad, she's the most notorious woman spy in history. Mata Hari caused the deaths of tens of thousands of French soldiers - except that she may not have been guilty at all
William Grover-Williams
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Policarpa Salavarrieta
Policarpa Salavarrieta (c. 1795 – 14 November 1817), also known as "La Pola," was a Neogranadine seamstress who spied for the Revolutionary Forces during the Spanish Reconquista of the Viceroyal...
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Ex parte Quirin
Ex parte Quirin, 317 U.S. 1 (1942), is a case of the United States Supreme Court during World War II that upheld the jurisdiction of a United States military tribunal over the trial of eight Germ...
Cuban Missile Crisis
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Sonya Olschanezky
Sonya Olschanezky or Sonia Olschanesky (25 December 1923, Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany – 6 July 1944, Natzweiler-Struthof, Germany) was a member of the French Resistance and SOE during World War II.
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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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The Exotic Dancer Who Became WWI’s Most Notorious Spy
Exotic, alluring and endlessly mysterious, the dancer known as Mata Hari took Europe by storm in the early 20th century with her risqué, Asian-influenced striptease routines.
Karl Heinrich Meier
Karl Heinrich Meier was a Dutchman of German origin (then aged 24), who, with his accomplice Jose Waldberg, a German national (then aged 25), was hanged at Pentonville Prison in London on 10 December ...
Lilian Rolfe
Lilian Vera Rolfe (26 April 1914, Paris, France - 5 February 1945, Ravensbrück, Germany) was an Allied secret agent in World War II.
She and her twin sister Helen Fedora Rolfe were the daughters o...
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Enzo Sereni
Enzo Sereni (17 April 1905–18 November 1944) was an Italian Zionist, co-founder of kibbutz Givat Brenner, celebrated intellectual, advocate of Jewish-Arab co-existence and a Jewish Brigade offic...
Josef Jakobs
Josef Jakobs (30 June 1898 – 15 August 1941) was a German spy and the last person to be executed at the Tower of London. He was captured shortly after parachuting into the United Kingdom during the Se...
Sandro Akhmeteli
Sandro Akhmeteli (Georgian: სანდრო ახმეტელი; real name: Aleksandre Akhmetelashvili, ალექსანდრე ახმეტელაშვილი) (April 13, 1886 – June 27, 1937) was a Georgian theater director whose innovative conc...
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Herbert Hans Haupt
Herbert Hans Haupt (December 21, 1919 – August 8, 1942) was a spy for Nazi Germany during World War II.
Born in Stettin, Germany, Haupt was the son of Hans Max and Erna (Froehling) Haupt. Ha...
John André
John André (2 May 1750 – 2 October 1780) was a British Army officer hanged as a spy by the Continental Army during the American War of Independence for assisting Benedict Arnold's attempted surrender ...
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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...
Oleg Penkovsky
Oleg Vladimirovich Penkovsky (Russian: Олег Владимирович Пеньковский; 23 April 1919 - 16 May 1963), codenamed HERO, was a colonel with Soviet military intelligence (GRU) during the late 1950s and ...
Operation Pastorius
Operation Pastorius was a failed German plan for sabotage inside the United States during World War II. The operation was staged in June 1942 and was to be directed against strategic American economic...
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Heba Selim
Heba Selim (died 1973) was an Egyptian spy who worked for the Mossad along with her fiancé Farouk Al-Fikki. Originally from Assiut in middle Egypt, she grew up in the upper-class Mohandeseen Cairo sub...
Yoshiko Kawashima
Yoshiko Kawashima (川島 芳子, Kawashima Yoshiko, 24 May 1907 – 25 March 1948) was a Qing princess brought up in Japan, who served as a spy in the service of the Japanese Kwantung Army and Manchuku...
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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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