Atomic Heritage Foundation

In partnership with the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

Espionage

Espionage

The Rosenberg Trial

The trial and execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg for passing atomic secrets to the Soviet Union remains controversial today.

Operation Gunnerside

On February 27, 1943, nine Norwegian commandos sabotaged the German-held Vemork plant outside of Rjukan, Norway. Operation Gunnerside successfully set back Germany's atomic bomb program.