The Enemy Within

The nation looked to its coastline warily. Coast Guardsmen, now reinforced and armed with rifles, patrolled the sandy beaches (see cut). Everywhere the full alert was ordered. There must be no second invasion of spies and saboteurs. The first eight that had been caught, spewed up on U.S. shores like Jonahs from the bellies of U-boats (TIME, July 6), last week were assured of a swift trial.

The President appointed a military commission to try the saboteurs-and try them quickly. Headed by hard-bitten Major General Frank R. McCoy, a member of the Pearl...

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