This week, we cover Sorge’s career in Tokyo, and explore just how he was able to convince so many people that he was exactly what he was not — a loyal Nazi here to report on Japan for the benefit of Hitler’s regime. Plus, some thoughts on Sorge’s significance in the history of the Second World War.
Matthews, Owen. An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent.
Murphy, David E. What Stalin Knew: The Enigma of Barbarossa.
Chapman, John W.M. Richard Sorge, the GRU, and the Pacific War.