A Double Agent Betrayed

| 5/12/2008 2:43:04 PM

In an article in Damn Interesting, Christopher S. Putnam tells the little-known but highly relevant case of George John Dasch, a German saboteur whose attempted defection during World War II was betrayed by J. Edgar Hoover. Putnam offers a taut narrative, which concludes with the startling revelation of how the Dasch case informs military policy regarding enemy combatants in the "war on terror."


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