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Sunday, January 15, 2006

Philip Levy

Philip Levy was an American and secretly a Communist who worked closely with Leon Josephson in espionage activity on behalf of Soviet intelligence. Levy allowed the use of his home as a place to store documents purloined by the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) secret appartus from people critical of the party.


Reference

Klehr, Haynes, and Firsov, The Secret World of American Communism, 131–132.
“Comintern Apparatus Summary Report,” 15 December 1944, FBI Comintern Apparatus file (FBI file 100-103581), serial 3702.

John Earl Haynes and Harvey Klehr, Venona: Decoding Soviet Espionage in America, Yale University Press (1999), pgs. 377, 470.


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