Q. Was ii on the basis ol this knowledge which vou had accumulated over
line-, months that you told Rosenberg
you thought you had a pretty good description of the atom bond, itself?
A. I did.
1,1. Did vim al a later lime give lo
Rosenberg ;i description of the atom
A. I diel.
Q. .Now. was this atom beunb which
yiui described lo him the same type
atom I,umi, he had described lo vou in
A. It was not.
Q. Would vou explain thai to us?
A. One Ivpe of bomb, the' one lhal
he described to me. was dropped eil
Hiroshima, ami il weis the only ivpe
bomb of thai nature that weis made, tlie
"ne I got most ol my knowledge on. got
'lie knowledge the information on. was
ol a differenl nature, li was ;i ivpe lhat
Worked on an implosion effect.
Q. ll was a different ivpe atomic
A. That is righl.
Q. Was this tvpe atom bomb a Ivpe
which was manufactured at I.os Alamos,
'" your knowledge, after the Hiroshima
''onih weis no longer in process of manufacture?
\. Thai is right.
<,). Did vmi .rive Rosenberg lhe .1.-
"•ription al lhal lime?
\. N.e. il was later in lhe after ill.
Q. All righl. N.ew. I believ,' we are al
""' point whin' vou told Rosenberg you
had a piiiiv g I descripti f lhe
a'"in bomb. W hal did he sen in vou al
A. lie said be would like lo have il
""mediately, eis soon as I possibly could
"''I it written up he would like to gel it.
Q. lb' wanted il written up?
Q. Would vein tell ii- wheel vou did?
\. I lb. besides lhal. during ibis conversation In- gave me two hundred dol-
'""- eiml In' i,,l,l me to come over i" his
house. I then went lo see nn well, he
""'ii li'fi and I weis (here alone w ith mv
v- Dill veeu have any discussion wilh
\ \l\ wile elieln'l weml In give the
''-1 "I lhe information lo Julius, but I
!ni'iiulid hit em that. I told her that "I
tove .jo,,,- ihis far emd I will ,1., lhe' 1,7-1
"' il. loo."
"■ How aboul the inoni'V whal did
-1"" do wilh il,,. tw,, hundred dollars?
v I gave lhal lei my wife.
I -■ lell ii- whal vou did after you
'''' this discussion with vour wife.
'■ Well, we wenl down it weis kite'
l' ""' morning we- had a combination
^'■'ikfeisl and lunch, and I came beuk
j'1 again and I wrote' mil all the in-
"■"rri.itir,i, and drew up some sketches
'""' descriptive material.
O. Did vim draw up a sketch ol the
atom bond, itself ?
A. I did.
Q. Did vou prepare descriptive material to explain the sketch ol tin- atom
\. I did.
1,1. Weis there any other material that
vou w role up on that occasion ?
A. I gave- some' scientists' names, ami
I also gene' some possible recruits for
Q. About how many pages would vein
say il look lo write' down all of these
A. I would sav aboul twelve pages
Q. Tell us what you did after vou
prepared these twelve pages of written
—Wide World Photo
David Greenglass (left), shown leaving
Federal Courthouse after being sentenced to
15 years in prison. With him is U.S. Deputy
Marshall Eugene Fitzgerald.
ineileii.il. including the sketch of the
atom bomb ami ei description of tin
A. Aly wife ami myself gol into nn
Father-in-law's car, and we drove around
to Julius" house. We went up to the
house, and I gave- Julius the information which—
Q. Cave' him eill of ihis written information?
\. lhal is right.
1,1. Including ihis sketch?
v. Thai is righl.
Q. By the way, who weis presenl when
vou handed lln- written material including this sketch over to Rosenberg?
\. My wife', my sister. Julius, ami
Q. Hv your sister you mean Mis.
V That is right.
Q, Now will you tell us just whal happened, Mr. Greenglass, after you hand-
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,'d this sketch eiml the descriptive materia] concerning the alomie bomb to
Rosenberg? Whal .lid he do? What did
lhe others there do?
A. Well. In' slepped into another
room ami he read il and he came oul
and he said, "Ibis is very good. We
ought lo have' this typed up immediately." Anil my wife said. "We will
probably have lo correel the grammar
involved." because I was more interested in writing down the' technical
phases of it than I was in correcting the'
grammar. So thev pulled liny had a
bridge table and the) brought il into
the living room, plus a typewriter.
(). Who did the- typing. Mr. Greenglass?
A. Ethel diel the typing, and It tit li
ami Julius eiml Ethel diel the correction
of the grammar. While this was going
on. sometimes there would !„■ stretches
where you could do there wasn't loo
much 'hanging lo be made, einel al this
time' Julius told me that he had [gotten] the proximity fuse when he' wees
winking ai Emerson Radio.
Q. Did hi' I,'II v.,11 whal he' did will.
that proximity fuse?
A. He- told me thai hi' loeek il .nil in
his bl iel ease. Thai is lhe same brii'i
case he brought his lunch in with, ami
be gave it to Russia.
Q. Did vou know that Julius hail
been working eit lhe Emerson Electric
\. Yes. I eliel know il.
O. Did vein know what tvpe of work
le bail been doing ?
A. Acs. he was an engineer eiml inspector out there.
Q. Do you know whether or nol he
had anv connection wilh governmenl
v. lie worked for the Signal Corp.-.
Q. lb- weis actually in the employ of
lhe Signal Corps?
\. Thai's righl.
Q. Did you have anv conversation
wilh Rosenberg aboul how long vou
were going In remain in tin- Inited
States Armv eil Los Vlamos?
A. Oh. I just stated that as soon as
1 could possibly gel .ml. I was goimr
I., go .ml of the Army, get a discharge.
Q. What did In- say?
\. lb' said he il want me to Slav up
ill I.os Alamos if I could gel a job up
there as a eiviliein. stay then' as a
■ iv ilian.
Q. Did hi' tell vmi win In' wanted
vou lo steiv there?
V W ell. he said thai In- wanted me
to siav there ~,, I could continue to -_ri\t■
O. What eliel vou say?
A. I said I would like' lo leave' the
placi-; I would like lo ennn' home.