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Counterintelligence: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

Counterintelligence can be described as activities designed to prevent or thwart spying, intelligence gathering, and sabotage by an enemy or other foreign entity. This guide provides books, articles, reports, websites, and videos on the subject.

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were a married couple convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage in 1951.  They were accused of heading a spy ring that passed top-secret information concerning the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union. They were both put to death in the electric chair on June 19, 1953.




Online Resources

Podcast-- The Rosenbergs