ESPIONAGE: 7 Generals v. 8 Saboteurs

The U.S., unaccustomed to dealing with the enemy within, stumbled all over its feet last week in attempting to put a handful of would-be Nazi saboteurs on trial.

Hitler may well have guffawed at the idea of no less than seven generals of the U.S. Army being detailed to decide the fate of eight of his lowly underlings. But the generals who were to try the eight Nazis whom U-boats jettisoned on U.S. beaches did not see the joke.

If the trial were to disclose any particularly clever detective methods used by the FBI in apprehending the eight Nazis, other saboteurs...

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