from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Rosenberg, 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.
  • Rosenberg, 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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