Morton Sobell

Morton Sobell along with the Rosenberg was convicted of espionage in 1951. He was given 30 years of prison but was released in 1969. He spent 17 years in Alcatraz and numerous other prisons. It is recently noted that Sobell was interviewed in December 2010 and openly admitted that He, Julius Rosenberg, William Perl, and another anonymous man had spent a weekend copying classified documents at an apartment. Sobell also stated Julius and himself had filled a box with canisters of 35 millimeter film and gave it to Soviet agents. To add to that Sobell had also stolen military radar and artillery secrets. Sobell once more admitted to photocopying documents known to investigators by Jerome Tartakow. Mr. Sobell quotes “I did it for the Soviet Union.”

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