Tag Archives: U.S. Army

Quaker Meeting

Young George Trofimoff had been in the home of Paul Butterworth at Sunset Farms for a couple of weeks, when “Uncle Paul” told him that he would like for him to attend the Sunday Meeting of the local Society of Friends, the Quakers. Uncle Paul wanted to introduce George to...

Trofimoff Sting (2)

George Trofimoff was the highest ranking U.S. military officer ever convicted of spying. It began in an odd way. A KGB archive clerk defected to Britain in 1992. His notes indicated that there had been a high ranking U.S. military intelligence officer in Germany who leaked classified documents to the...

Colonel George Trofimoff

Looking through my cell window of the federal prison at Butner, North Carolina, I saw a tall, slightly stooped, older man walking the track of the “rec yard”. I could tell by his body language and his gate he was depressed, though he would never admit it. Stooped for the...