Venona project
The Venona project was a counter-intelligence program initiated by the United States Army Signal Intelligence Service (a forerunner of the National Security Agency) that lasted from 1943 to 1980. The ...
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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...
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg - Wikipedia
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.<...
Irving Kaufman - Wikipedia
Helen Koral
Helen Koral was the wife of Alexander Koral. Both were Americans who, allegedly, worked for Soviet intelligence during World War II. The Koral's headed the "Art" or "Berg" group of Soviet spies. The...
Robert Menaker
Robert Owen Menaker was an American citizen who allegedly worked for Soviet intelligence during World War II. Menaker was the son of a Russian immigrant who was imprisoned for revolutionary activity i...
James Walter Miller
James Walter Miller (1890 - 1950) was an American citizen and an alleged asset of the San Francisco Office of the KGB from 1943 to 1945. Miller worked in the United States Government wartime mail ce...
Edna Patterson
Francia Yakilnilna Mitynen aka Edna Margaret Patterson was a Soviet citizen born in Australia. Mitynen was an illegal officer of the Naval GRU who was smuggled into the United States in August 1943....
Jacob Epstein (student)
Jacob Epstein, also Jake Bermanen, (10 November 1903 – 10 February 1998) was born in Brooklyn, New York of Russian parents. He graduated from Cornell University in 1924, where he became friends with...
Charles Kramer (economist)
Charles Kramer, originally Charles Krevisky (born December 14, 1906, date of death unknown) was an American economist who worked for U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of his brain trust. Am...
Ruth Beverly Wilson
Ruth Beverly Wilson was an American nurse married to alleged spy Jacob Epstein. Epstein had been wounded in the Spanish Civil War after he volunteered for the International Brigades. Ruth, who was a...
Margietta Voge
Marietta Voge, née Mariette Jirku was married to Noel Voge and was the daughter of Augustina Stridsberg. Both mother and daughter were Americans who worked for Soviet intelligence during World War II...
Bolesław Gebert
Bolesław Konstanty "Bill" Gebert (22 July 1895 – 13 February 1986) was a top Communist Party official, remembered as one of the organization's top Polish-language speaking leaders. He was a Soviet age...
Bolesław Gebert - Wikipedia
David Niles
David K. Niles (November 23, 1888 – September 28, 1952; Boston, Massachusetts) was a political advisor who worked in the White House from 1942–1951 for the administrations of Franklin Roos...
William Dawson (diplomat)
Wiliam Dawson, Jr. (1885–1972) was a career United States diplomat. He was U.S. ambassador to multiple countries, including being the first ambassador to the Organization of American States.He was bor...
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Alice Barrows
Alice Prentice Barrows (November 15, 1878 – October 2, 1954) was a secretary of Dr. William A. Wirt, who headed the U.S. Office of Education in the early days of the New Deal of President Franklin Roo...
Laurence Duggan
Laurence "Larry" Duggan (1905-December 20, 1948), was head of the South American desk at the United States Department of State during World War II. In 1948, Duggan fell to his death from the window of...
Sonia Steinman Gold
Sonia Steinman Gold has been alleged to be part of the Silvermaster spy ring in Washington D.C., spying for the Soviet Union during World War II.
Prior to World War II she worked for the U.S. Hous...
Vladimir Pozner
Vladimir Aleksandrovich Pozner (Russian: Влади́мир Алекса́ндрович По́знер), (1908–1975) was a Russian Jewish émigré to the United States. During World War II he spied for Soviet intelligence while...
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Kenneth Richardson
Kenneth Richardson was an American who was a source of scientific and technical intelligence for the New York office of Soviet intelligence during World War II. Richardson was an employee of World Wid...
Albert E. Kahn
Albert Eugene Kahn (May 11, 1912 – September 15, 1979) was an American journalist, photographer, author and nephew of modernist industrial architect Albert Kahn. Albert E. Kahn's father, Moritz Kahn, ...
Flora Wovschin
Flora Don Wovschin (born 20 February 1923), was a suspected Soviet spy who later renounced her American citizenship.She was born in New York City. Her mother was Maria Wicher and her stepfather was En...
Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris (May 25, 1899 – 1966) was a Soviet secret agent and "long-time special courier of the OGPU-NKVD foreign intelligence during the 1930s and 1940s."
Catherine Harris was born to a poor ...