This week, we begin our exploration of the life and career of Richard Sorge, one of the most famous spies in Japanese (and arguably world) history. We’re beginning this week with the story of his recruitment and his first trip to Asia — a two year posting in Shanghai.
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Murphy, David E. What Stalin Knew: The Enigma of Barbarossa.
Chapman, John W.M. Richard Sorge, the GRU, and the Pacific War.