You might want to add the Soviet spy in the German embassy in Tokyo, Richard Sorge. He told Stalin in October 1941 that the Japanese were going south to Singapore, Malaya and the Philippines, not north into Siberia. This information allowed Stalin to move 400000 fresh troops from the Amur River border with Japanese-occupied Manchuria to the outskirts of Moscow, which led to the Soviet counterattack of December 5 that threw the Germans back and ended their hopes of taking Moscow. Here's the link to the movie Spy Sorge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7X2V4Lup_Y

Sorge was caught and executed by Japanese in 1943.

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From Latvia and Porto I write to share learning from life in 8 languages in 5 countries & seeing fascism die in Portugal & Spain in 1974 and 1976.