List of Soviet agents in the United States

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This is a list of people who worked for intelligence organizations of the Soviet Union and Soviet-aligned countries against the United States.

For more information, see:

Czechoslovakia (StB)[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Poland[edit]

Soviet Union[edit]

NKVD and KGB[edit]

The "Berg" – "Art" Group[edit]

Buben group[edit]

Mocase[edit]

Perlo group[edit]

Redhead group[edit]

Rosenberg ring[edit]

Silvermaster group[edit]

  • Nathan Gregory Silvermaster, Chief Planning Technician, Procurement Division, United States Department of the Treasury; Chief Economist, War Assets Administration; Director of the Labor Division, Farm Security Administration; Board of Economic Warfare; Reconstruction Finance Corporation Department of Commerce
  • Helen Silvermaster (wife)
  • Schlomer Adler, United States Department of the Treasury
  • Norman Chandler Bursler, United States Department of Justice Anti-Trust Division [11]
  • Frank Coe, Assistant Director, Division of Monetary Research, Treasury Department; Special Assistant to the United States Ambassador in London; Assistant to the Executive Director, Board of Economic Warfare; Assistant Administrator, Foreign Economic Administration
  • Lauchlin Currie, Administrative Assistant to President Roosevelt; Deputy Administrator of Foreign Economic Administration; Special Representative to China
  • Bela Gold, Assistant Head of Program Surveys, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Agriculture Department; Senate Subcommittee on War Mobilization; Office of Economic Programs in Foreign Economic Administration
  • Sonia Steinman Gold, Division of Monetary Research U.S. Treasury Department; U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Interstate Migration; U.S. Bureau of Employment Security
  • Irving Kaplan, Foreign Funds Control and Division of Monetary Research, United States Department of the Treasury Foreign Economic Administration; chief advisor to the Military Government of Germany
  • George Silverman, civilian Chief Production Specialist, Material Division, United States Army Air Forces Air Staff, War Department, Pentagon
    • William Henry Taylor, Assistant Director of the Middle East Division of Monetary Research, United States Department of Treasury
  • William Ullman, delegate to United Nations Charter meeting and Bretton Woods conference; Division of Monetary Research, Department of Treasury; Material and Services Division, Air Corps Headquarters, Pentagon
  • Anatole Volkov
  • Harry Dexter White, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury; Head of the International Monetary Fund

Sound and Myrna groups[edit]

    • Solomon Adler, United States Department of the Treasury
    • Cedric Belfrage, journalist; British Security Coordination
    • Elizabeth Bentley courier messenger for Communist spy rings on the American East Coast in the 1930s, testified about her activities in hearings in the 1940s and 1950s
    • Frank Coe, Assistant Director, Division of Monetary Research, Treasury Department; Special Assistant to the United States Ambassador in London; Assistant to the Executive Director, Board of Economic Warfare; Assistant Administrator, Foreign Economic Administration
    • Lauchlin Currie, Administrative Assistant to President Roosevelt; Deputy Administrator of Foreign Economic Administration; Special Representative to China
    • Rae Elson, an active Communist, and courier of the CPUSA underground, was chosen by Joseph Katz to replace Bentley at the Soviet front organization, U.S. Shipping and Service Corporation.
    • Frederick V. Field, Executive Secretary American Peace Mobilization
    • Edward Fitzgerald, War Production Board
    • Charles Flato, Board of Economic Warfare; Civil Liberties Subcommittee, Senate Committee on Education and Labor
    • Eva Getzov, Jewish Welfare Board [11]
    • Bela Gold, Bureau of Intelligence, Assistant Head of Program Surveys, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Agriculture Department; Senate Subcommittee on War Mobilization; Office of Economic Programs in Foreign Economic Administration
    • Sonia Steinman Gold, Division of Monetary Research U.S. Treasury Department; U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Interstate Migration; U.S. Bureau of Employment Security
    • Irving Goldman, Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs
    • Jacob Golos, the "main pillar" of the NKVD intelligence network in the U.S., died in the arms of comrade Elizabeth Bentley
    • Gerald Graze, United States Civil Service Commission; Department of Defense, U.S. Navy official
    • Stanley Graze, United States Department of State intelligence
    • Michael Greenberg, Board of Economic Warfare; Administrative Division, Enemy Branch, Foreign Economic Administration; United States Department of State
    • Joseph Gregg, Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs; United States Department of State
    • Maurice Halperin, Chief of Latin American Division, Research and Analysis section, Office of Strategic Services; United States Department of State
    • Julius Joseph, Far Eastern section (Japanese Intelligence) Office of Strategic Services
    • Irving Kaplan, United States Department of the Treasury Foreign Economic Administration; United Nations Division of Economic Stability and Development; Chief Advisor to the Military Government of Germany
    • Joseph Katz
    • Charles Kramer, Senate Subcommittee on War Mobilization; Office of Price Administration; National Labor Relations Board; Senate Subcommittee on Wartime Health and Education; Agricultural Adjustment Administration; Civil Liberties Subcommittee, Senate Committee on Education and Labor; Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee; Democratic National Committee
    • Duncan Lee, counsel to General William Donovan, head of Office of Strategic Services
    • Bernice Levin, Office of Emergency Management; Office of Production Management
    • Helen Lowry, (Elza Akhmerova), Akhmerov wife, American-born and raised, Soviet citizen
    • Harry Magdoff, Chief of the Control Records Section of War Production Board and Office of Emergency Management; Bureau of Research and Statistics, WTB; Tools Division, War Production Board; Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, United States Department of Commerce; Statistics Division Works Progress Administration
    • Jenny Levy Miller, Chinese Government Purchasing Commission
    • Robert Miller, Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs; Near Eastern Division United States Department of State
    • Willard Park, Assistant Chief of the Economic Analysis Section, Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs; United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
    • Victor Perlo, chief of the Aviation Section of the War Production Board; head of branch in Research Section, Office of Price Administration Department of Commerce; Division of Monetary Research Department of Treasury; Brookings Institution, head of Perlo group
    • Mary Price, stenographer for Walter Lippmann of the New York Herald
    • Bernard Redmont, head of the Foreign News Bureau Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs
    • William Remington, War Production Board; Office of Emergency Management, convicted for perjury, killed in prison
    • Ruth Rivkin, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
    • Allan Rosenberg, Board of Economic Warfare; Chief of the Economic Institution Staff, Foreign Economic Administration; Civil Liberties Subcommittee, Senate Committee on Education and Labor; Railroad Retirement Board; Counsel to the Secretary of the National Labor Relations Board
    • Bernard Schuster[12]
    • Greg Silvermaster, Chief Planning Technician, Procurement Division, United States Department of the Treasury; Chief Economist, War Assets Administration; Director of the Labor Division, Farm Security Administration; Board of Economic Warfare; Reconstruction Finance Corporation Department of Commerce
    • John Spivak, journalist[citation needed]
    • William Taylor, Assistant Director of Monetary Research, United States Department of Treasury
    • Helen Tenney, Office of Strategic Services
    • Lee Tenney, Balkan Division Office of Strategic Services
    • Lud Ullman, delegate to United Nations Charter meeting and Bretton Woods conference; Division of Monetary Research, Department of Treasury; Material and Services Division, Air Corps Headquarters, Pentagon
    • David Weintraub, United States Department of State; head of the Office of Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Operations; United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA); United Nations Division of Economic Stability and Development
    • Donald Wheeler, Office of Strategic Services Research and Analysis division
    • Anatoly Gorsky, (Anatoly Veniaminovich Gorsky, A. V. Gorsky), “Vadim”, former rezident of the MGB USSR in Washington
    • Olga Pravdina, former employee of the Ministry of Trade, wife of “Sergei,” the rezident in New York; author of Gorsky Memo (see Vladimir Pravdin)[13]
    • Vladimir Pravdin, “Sergei”, Tass, former rezident of the MGB USSR in New York
    • Mikhail A. Shaliapin [Shalyapin], “Stock” [“Shtok”][14]
    • Gaik Badelovich Ovakimian, former rezident of the MGB USSR in New York
    • Iskhak Abdulovich Akhmerov, “Albert” – former Illegal Rezident of the MGB USSR in New York

Ware group[edit]

KGB Illegals[edit]

GRU[edit]

Karl group[edit]

Portland ring[edit]

Sorge ring[edit]

Others[edit]

GRU Illegals[edit]

Naval GRU[edit]

Unknown affiliation, to sort[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hayes commentary
  2. ^ Haynes, John Earl (February 2007), Cover Name, Cryptonym, CPUSA Party Name, Pseudonym, and Real Name Index: A Research Historian's Working Reference, retrieved 2007-04-29 
  3. ^ Victor Cherkashin (Author), Gregory Feifer, Spy Handler: Memoir of a KGB Officer, Basic Books (January 2005), ISBN 0-465-00968-9, pages 246-247.
  4. ^ Jewish Antifascist Committee
  5. ^ [1] National Committee to Reopen the Rothenberg Case
  6. ^ a b [2] National Security Archive, More Cold War Espionage Transcripts Unsealed
  7. ^ a b Guilty Time: December 04, 1950
  8. ^ [3] Miriam Moskowitz's memoir of McCarthyism : The New Yorker
  9. ^ "The Grey Zone" (in English). Snap Judgement. Episode 210. 19 Oct 2012. 30 minutes in. PRX and NPR. KBGA 89.9 FM, WCAI/WNAN, and WRNC-LP. http://www.prx.org/pieces/86314-snap-judgment-210-the-grey-zone.
  10. ^ [4] Early Cold War Spies: The Espionage Trials that Shaped American Politics, by John Earl Haynes, Harvey Klehr
  11. ^ Underground Soviet Espionage (NKVD) in Agencies of the United States Government
  12. ^ Earl M. Hyde, Bernard Schuster and Joseph Katz: KGB Master Spies in the United States, International Journal of Intelligence and CounterIntelligence, Volume 12, Issue 1 March 1999.
  13. ^ Underground Soviet Espionage (NKVD) in Agencies of the United States Government, FBI Silvermaster file, Vol. 82, pg. 327 pdf, October 21, 1946.
  14. ^ *Alexander Vassiliev, Notes on A. Gorsky’s Report to Savchenko S.R., 23 December 1949. [5]

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