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ing morning I lold my wife that I would
give the information.
Q. Does that complete the conversation to the best of your memory lhat
took place between you and your wife?
A. That's right. Then when I had told
her whal the conversation was -I mean,
I told her I would do it. she asked me
for specific things that Julius had asked
her to find out from me.
Q. You mean specific information
about lhe Manhattan Project?
A. That's right.
Q. Would you tell us. as you recall
it. what your wife asked you?
A. She asked me to tell her about the
general layout of the Los Alamos atomic
project, the buildings, number of people,
and stuff like that; also scientists that
worked there, and that was the firsl
information I gave her.
Q. You say she asked you for that
information, is lhat right?
\. She asked me for that information. When I gave it to her, she memorized the information.
Q. Do vou know whether she wrote
this information down or not?
A. She eliel not write the information
Q. Did you have anv conversation
with her as to whether she was going to
write it down or not?
A. She told me thai she vvas instructed
not to write it down, but to memorize it.
Q. Instructed by whom?
A. Instructed by Julius.
Q. In giving to vour wife the names
e.f the' -I'ie'iitists working at Los Alamos
on that occasion, can you now recall any
of the names which vou furnished to
A. I gave her Oppenheimer's name.
I gave her liohr's name and Kistiakow-
O. Did you tell her about this Bohr-
\. I did.
(,). i on sav ymi gave her a genera]
description of ihe layout ai Los Mamos,
is lhat right?
A. That's right.
Q. How about the number of people
there, the- personnel, did you give any
estimate of figures em thai?
\. I gave her an estimate of hove
many people there were in the technical
0- After you furnished this information to vour wife, did vour wife- return
In \e-w York?
\. Mv wife' returned to New York,
and I had told her lhat I would be in
New York in January on furlough. So
she left for New York knowing that I
was going to be there.
0. Did vou actually have a furlough
\. 1 arrived home January 1. 1945.
Q. Dow long wa- your furlough?
\. It was a 15-day furlough with
Q. How long weis that as ei practical
A. About 21 or 22 elav-.
Q. When you say you arrived home,
where' we're vou and your wife then
V 266 Stanton Strcel in Manhattan.
O. After voui' arrival in New York,
elid there come a time when you -aw
the defendant Julius Rosenberg?
V Yes, he came to me one morning
and askeel me lo give him information,
specifically anything of value on the
atomic bomb, whatever I knew aboul it.
Q. Where did this conversation take
\. In my home eel 266 Stanton Street.
Q. Dill vein sav ihis was in the morn-
A. This was in the morning ami he
lold me lo write up ihis information at
night, late at night, and he would be
back the following morning lo pick
tl. \boiit how long after vou had
eiiiiveel in New York did this conversa-
tion lake place?
A. A few davs after I arrived.
Q. And did he outline to vou in any
further detail the information he
A. He ei-ke'd me' what I weis doing nut
there, and I told him I was working on
lenses. II. E. (high explosive] lens
Q. That is the lens mollis in connection with Dr. Kistiakowski's weerk that
you told us about ?
\. That is right.
Q. What els,'?
A. And he lold me lo write il up. to
write up anv thing thai I knew about the
Q. \nything else?
\. lie gate me a description of the
atom bomb. [Emphasis supplied.]
Q. Did you de) einv writing eit thai
A. I wrote up the information he
wanted lhat evening. It included
-ketches on the lens nude!- and how they
were used in experiments.
Q. Anything else?
\. Plus a description of it.
Q. Anything else?
\. I'lu- ei li-t of scientists who were
on the project.
(,). Do vim recall the names of einv of
A. Yes, I gave him the- same' ones I
had given him originally, plus, I gave
him a scientist, Baker. 1 also gave him
a scientist bv the name of—well, ihere
weis one Hems Baker.
Q. Do you know what his field was.'
\. Yes, his Held was theoretical
Q. Did vou furnish that information!
A. I gave thai information, too.
(,). And you say there were some- other
scientists whose names you do not recall?
\. I deen 1 recall eit ibis moment.
Q. Was ihis information turned ovel
A. It weis. the following morning.
A. At my home.
Q. You turned thai information ovet
to Rosenberg ihe following morning i"
your home eit 266 Stanton Street, is thai
| At this point, U.S.
sion was adjourned,
monv resumed again
district courl -'"'
March 12. 1951.
intinuing the question'
wilh Mr. Cohn
(). Mr. Greenglass, before we- ;»''
jouiiied Friday afternoon, I think "*
were al the point where Rosenberg n*
returned to your apartment lo get tb»
information on lhe atom bomb lhat I"
had asked vou lo write down: is In"
A. That is correct. .
Q. Will vou tell us again—first of s'J
did vou in fact furnish him wilh wnl"'J
information concerning the atom boiii"'
A. 1 did.
0. Will you tell us jusl what inf°r'
malion you furnished him with on l"a
A. I gave' him a list of scientists vvn
worked on the projeel. 1 gave him -""'|
sketches of flat-type lens molds, and
gave him some possible recruits.
Q. What kind of recruits?
A. For Soviel espionage.
Q. What did Mr. Rosenberg s*
about recruiting scientists or recruitUMj
einv body lo help?
\. He said he wanted ei list of pcop"
who seemed sympathetic with coin""
nism and would help furnish inform'
lion to the Russians.
Q. Ami vein furnished him
a li-t: is that correct ?
A. I did.
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of Facts Fmn m \ ens. i
Nexl month's installment of ™*J
Greenglass1 testimony will cover the^.t,
to New Mexico of Harry Cold, link "'
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