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Double agent : the first hero of World War II and how the FBI outwitted and destroyed a Nazi spy ring / Peter Duffy.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: D810.S8 S378 2014

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    Summary
    An account of a virtually unknown pre-World War II counterespionage operation describes how naturalized German-American agent William G. Sebold became the FBI's first double agent and was a pivotal figure in the arrests of 33 enemy agents for the Nazis.
    Variant Title
    First hero of World War II and how the FBI outwitted and destroyed a Nazi spy ring
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Duffy, Peter, 1969-
    Published
    New York : Scribner, 2014
    Locale
    United States
    Germany
    New York (State)
    New York
    Edition
    First Scribner hardcover edition
    Contents
    The object of the bombardment
    The highest humanity
    Almost single-handed

    True faith and allegiance
    With the resources we have on hand
    To lead an organization there
    In this solemn hour
    "You are Harry Sawyer"
    A vile race of quislings
    And you be careful
    Room 627
    The trusted man.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-321) and index.
    The object of the bombardment -- The highest humanity -- Almost single-handed -- -- True faith and allegiance -- With the resources we have on hand -- To lead an organization there -- In this solemn hour -- "You are Harry Sawyer" -- A vile race of quislings -- And you be careful -- Room 627 -- The trusted man.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9781451667950
    1451667957 (hardcover : alk. paper)
    9781451667967 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    1451667965 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    Physical Description
    vii, 338 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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