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'''Richard Sorge''' was  born in [[Baku]] in Azerbaijan, then part of Czarist Russia.  His father was German and his mother was Russian.  Sorge became a German citizen.
 
'''Richard Sorge''' was  born in [[Baku]] in Azerbaijan, then part of Czarist Russia.  His father was German and his mother was Russian.  Sorge became a German citizen.
  
During [[World War II]] Sorge was a journalist who became a [[Communist]] and later head of a Soviet spy ring in Japan. Germany was Japan's ally and Sorge went to Japan officially attached to the German Embassy. He was also an accredited correspondent of a leading German journal.  
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Shortly after [[World War I]] Sorge became a [[marxist]] and a member of the German Communist Party ([[KPD]]). He was recruited as a Soviet spy in the 1920s. Sorge had studied economics and taught at university, but his communist politics (and the premature death of his teacher) destroyed his academic career. Sorge worked as a journalist, when he was the head of a Soviet spy ring in Japan. Hitler's Germany was Japan's ally and Sorge went to Japan officially attached to the German Embassy. He was an accredited correspondent of the leading German journal ''Frankfurter Zeitung''.  
  
 
A number of Sorge's associates were arrested with him, among them [[Hozumi Ozaki]] and [[Kinkazu Saionji]].
 
A number of Sorge's associates were arrested with him, among them [[Hozumi Ozaki]] and [[Kinkazu Saionji]].
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Sorge was awarded the highest honorary title of distinction in the [[USSR]], [[Hero of the Soviet Union]], posthumously.
  
 
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/hearingsonameric00unit Hearings on American aspects of the Richard Sorge spy case, based on testimony of Mitsusada... (1951)]
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Latest revision as of 23:56, 26 June 2016

Richard Sorge was born in Baku in Azerbaijan, then part of Czarist Russia. His father was German and his mother was Russian. Sorge became a German citizen.

Shortly after World War I Sorge became a marxist and a member of the German Communist Party (KPD). He was recruited as a Soviet spy in the 1920s. Sorge had studied economics and taught at university, but his communist politics (and the premature death of his teacher) destroyed his academic career. Sorge worked as a journalist, when he was the head of a Soviet spy ring in Japan. Hitler's Germany was Japan's ally and Sorge went to Japan officially attached to the German Embassy. He was an accredited correspondent of the leading German journal Frankfurter Zeitung.

A number of Sorge's associates were arrested with him, among them Hozumi Ozaki and Kinkazu Saionji.

Sorge was awarded the highest honorary title of distinction in the USSR, Hero of the Soviet Union, posthumously.

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