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Target Tokyo : the story of the Sorge spy ring

Author: Gordon W Prange; Donald M Goldstein; Katherine V Dillon
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1984.
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Sorge was a Nazi spie. He secured his access to intelligence informations by getting a position at the German embassy in Tokyo. He warned Stalin that Hitler would invade the Soviet Union one month before it happened. Stalin didnot believe him-no one knows why.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Richard Sorge; Richard Sorge; Richard Sorge
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon W Prange; Donald M Goldstein; Katherine V Dillon
ISBN: 0070506779 9780070506770
OCLC Number: 10457739
Description: xviii, 595 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Major characters --
The German embassy in Tokyo as Sorge knew it in 1941 --
Part 1 : Forging the ring. Mr. R. Sorge --
Slightly different from the average --
We could work well together --
You might try Tokyo --
No equivalent in history --
You are going to Tokyo --
He will be your boss --
Spy activity with Sorge --
Collecting information and intelligence --
The bright prospects I foresaw --
I am Sorge --
A useful man --
He himself respected Ozaki very much --
Part 2 : Turning the ring. Risen in revolt --
Hot after some sort of queer enterprise --
Busy with the secret work --
Love and tenderness --
On the edge of a precipice --
Work only with Sorge --
Dangerous political experiments --
Very strenuous work --
An incident in Northern China --
The China incident will spread --
Secret and important --
Free run of the embassy --
The accident could have killed me --
If it is Shanghai, I will go --
A big trouble --
The time is not ripe enough --
Much valuable information on Japanese politics --
A very crucial meaning --
A Russian victory --
Something fishy was going on --
A considerably high position --
Clausen has had a heart attack --
The flow of information --
An overcoat for a very cold country --
Konoye came up again --
I spy you. Part 3 : Spinning the ring. Russia was excluded --
Japan is demanding too much --
Sick and tired of spy work --
Many anxious moments --
Continue to be on the lookout --
Difficulties for Sorge --
The Soviet Union ignored our report --
Attack Soviet Russia --
Some influence on Japanese policy --
A fateful day --
Too early to make a final judgment --
Japan-United States negotiations --
Worried about Miyake-san --
Sorge will become a god --
Getting into dangerous ground --
Released from a heavy burden --
Guaranteed against Japanese attack --
Part 4 : Breaking the ring. He had crossed the barrier of death --
A very quiet arrest --
An uneasy feeling --
This is the end --
Clausen's fatal error --
I am defeated --
A hard worker even in prison --
The transition period --
Sorge-san is a spy --
I take full responsibility --
Fight the cold bravely --
Epilogue : Forever a stranger --
Conclusion --
Appendix. Notes --
Chronology --
Bibliography --
Articles by Richard Sorge for the Frankfurter-Zeitung : 1940 --
Articles by Richard Sorge for the Frankfurter-Zeitung : 1941 --
Articles by Richard Sorge (R.S.) for the Zeitschrift für Geopolitik.
Responsibility: Gordon W. Prange, with Donald M. Goldstein and Katherine V. Dillon.

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Sorge was a Nazi spie. He secured his access to intelligence informations by getting a position at the German embassy in Tokyo. He warned Stalin that Hitler would invade the Soviet Union one month before it happened. Stalin didnot believe him-no one knows why.

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