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Ro·sen·berg(rō′zĭn-bûrg′, -bĕrg′, -bĕrk′), Alfred 1893-1946.
German political leader who expounded Nazi doctrine in The Myth of the 20th Century (1930). He was executed as a war criminal.
Ro·sen·berg(rō′zĭn-bûrg′), Julius 1918-1953.
American spy who with his wife, Ethel (1915-1953), was convicted of helping pass information concerning nuclear weaponry to the Soviets. Despite questions concerning the fairness of their trial and international pleas for clemency, the couple was executed.
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1. (Biography) Alfred. 1893–1946, German Nazi politician and writer, who devised much of the racial ideology of Nazism: hanged for war crimes
2. (Biography) Isaac. 1890–1918, British poet and painter, best known for his poems about life in the trenches during World War I: died in action
3. (Biography) Julius. 1918–53, US spy, who, with his wife Ethel (1914–53), was executed for passing information about nuclear weapons to the Russians
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Julius, 1918–53, and his wife, Ethel Greenglass, 1915–53, U.S. citizens executed for espionage.
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