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1918 – He was born in New York on the 12th day of May this year.   1939 – He attended the Hebrew High School and the City College of New York, where he graduated in this year with a degree in electrical engineering. Later that year he married Ethel Greenglass, a clerical worker and ..

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1912 – Born on January 1st in Ambala, India. British intelligence officer and the most successful Soviet double agent of the Cold War period. 1933 – While a student at the University of Cambridge, Philby became a Communist and a Soviet agent. 1940 – He worked as a journalist but when Guy Burgess, a British ..

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Mata Hari, the famous femme fatale, was born Margaretha Geertruida Zelle on August 7th of 1876 in Leeuwarden, Friesland in the northern part of the Netherlands. Her father was Adam Zelle, who owned a hat store, her mother was Antje van der Meulen.  They were both born and raised in Friesland, Netherlands. As she grew ..

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1577 – François Leclerc du Tremblay, born this year in France. He was a French Capuchin friar, confidant and agent of Cardinal Richelieu. 1595 – As a boy he received a careful classical training, and made an extended journey through Italy, returning to take up the career of arms. 1597 – He served at the ..

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1902 – Born on April 3rd. He was a Nazi spy master, one of Hitler’s chief intelligence officers. 1920-1930 – He entered the German Staff College and was later on promoted to captain. 1940 – He became a liaison officer and was promoted to Major. 1941 – Was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. 1944 – Was ..

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US Communist, journalist, author and spy:  http://www.whittakerchambers.org/ 1920-1925:  Student at Columbia College (Columbia University) – 1922, Editor of The Morningside (now Columbia Review) 1925-1928:  Member of the American Workers’ Party and journalist for The Daily Worker newspaper 1931-1932:  Editor of The New Masses magazine  1932-1938:  Soviet underground spy 1939-1948:  Senior editor at TIME magazine 1948-1950: ..

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1911 – Born on April 16th in Davenport, England. British diplomat and spy.          – He proved to be one of the Soviet Union’s best spies at the beginning of the Cold War. 1936 – He worked with the BBC. 1939 – Burgess joined the British Intelligence Service.          – He wrote war ..

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1916 – Born on the 20th of November in San Francisco, California. 1947-1985 – He was a master spy in the CIA (and its wartime forerunner, the Office of Strategic Services) and was noted for his deft decision making. 1965 – One of Blee’s biggest early triumphs came, when as CIA station chief in India ..

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1899 – Born on the 29th of March in Merkheuli, in the Abkhazian region of Georgia. Soviet secret police chief.          – Educated at a technical school in Sukhumi. 1917 – Joined the Bolshevik Party and studied engineering in Baku.          – Beria joined the Cheka All-Russian Extraordinary Commission to Combat Counter-Revolution and ..

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1921 – Born on March 17th in Tiberias, Israel. Israeli espionage administrator. 1940 – Served in “The Watchmen Corps”. 1947 – Fought in the battles of Mishmar HaEmek and Emek Yisrael. 1950 – He was the Commander of the “Golani” Brigade. 1954-1958 – Became the Head of Military Intelligence and General of Southern Command. 1961 ..

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