Trepper, Leopold

(1904-82)
   Polish head of a spy network. Born in Novy-Targ, Galicia, he joined the Hashomer Hatzair youth movement and the Polish communist party. He became the head of Hashomer Hatzair in Silesia and participated in communist youth groups. In 1924 he went to Palestine and became secretary of the Haifa branch of the communist party. Later he went to Paris and joined the French communist party and established a Yiddish weekly, Der Morgen. He then went to Moscow where he was involved in political and revolutionary activities. In 1937 he went to Brussels and then to Paris where he established a Soviet spy network, the Red Orchestra.

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  • TREPPER, LEOPOLD — (Leiba Domb; 1904–1982), former Soviet intelligence agent, head of the anti German spy network known as The Red Orchestra. Trepper was born in Nowy Targ near Zakopane, Poland. He was active in the Polish Communist youth movement and was… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Trepper, Leopold — (1904–1982)    A Polish Jewish communist, Trepper served successfully as a GRU illegal for two decades. In the 1920s and 1930s he operated in British occupied Palestine and France. Beginning in 1938, Trepper built and managed a network of agents… …   Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

  • Trepper, Leopold — 1904–    Trepper was a Polish Jew who was the head of a Soviet spy network in Belgium. The network was known as the Rote Kapelle, as were other Soviet networks in the west, and was in operation at the time of Barbarossa. Most of the information… …   Who’s Who in World War Two

  • Léopold Trepper — Leopold Trepper Leopold Zakharovitch Treper (23 février 1904 à Nowy Targ, Pologne – 19 janvier 1982 à Jérusalem), alias Leiba Domb, « Jean Gilbert » et « Le Grand Chef », est un organisateur politique polonais et espion… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • TREPPER (L.) — Léopold TREPPER 1904 1982 Chef de l’Orchestre rouge, le plus important réseau du service de renseignements soviétique durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale, connu de la Gestapo sous le nom de Jean Gilbert, fiché à la Sûreté française sous le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Leopold Trepper — Leopold Zakharovitch Trepper (23 février 1904 à Nowy Targ, Pologne – 19 janvier 1982 à Jérusalem), alias Leiba Domb, « Jean Gilbert » et « Le Grand Chef », est un organisateur politique polonais et espion soviétique, ayant… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Leopold Trepper — (* 23. Februar 1904 in Nowy Targ, damals Österreich Ungarn, heute Polen; † 19. Januar 1982 in Jerusalem) war ein polnischer Kommunist, Widerstandskämpfer und Publizist jüdischer Herkunft. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leopold Trepper — (February 23, 1904 January 19, 1982) was an organizer of the Soviet spy ring Rote Kapelle (Red Orchestra) prior to and during World War II. Leopold Trepper was born to a Jewish family on February 23, 1904, in Nowy Targ, Poland (part of Austria… …   Wikipedia

  • Trepper — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Elaine Trepper, namibische SWAPO Politikerin Leopold Trepper (1904 1982), polnischer Kommunist, Widerstandskämpfer und Publizist Lucien Trepper (* 1953), schweizerischer Bogenschütze Wolfgang Trepper (*… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leopold Trepper — Lejb Domb, más conocido por su nombre en clave Leopold Trepper, pero también Gilbert, Otto etc. (Novy Tard, Galitzia, 1904 Jerusalén, 1982), espía judeopolaco, miembro destacado de la Orquesta Roja. Biografía Judío de Novy Trad, pueblo de la… …   Wikipedia Español

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