Monday, November 7, 2016

On This Day In History Soviet Spy Master Richard Sorge Is Hanged By The Japanese


As History.com notes, on this day in 1944 Soviet spy Richard Sorge was hanged by the Imperial Japanese.

You can read about Richard Sorge via the below link:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-master-spy-is-hanged-by-the-japanese?cmpid=email-hist-tdih-2016-1107-11072016&om_rid=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa&om_mid=106437461&kx_EmailCampaignID=7970&kx_EmailCampaignName=email-hist-tdih-2016-1107-11072016&kx_EmailRecipientID=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa

 

And if you would like to read more about Richard Sorge and his Japanese spy ring, I suggest you read Gordon W. Prange's Target Tokyo: The Story of the Sorge Spy Ring.

1 comment:

  1. This one is news to me. Thanks for highlighting the story. I hope I can find Prange's book.

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