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Betrayal: The True Story of J. Edgar Hoover and the Nazi Saboteurs Captured During WWII
Tells the story behind the Nazi saboteurs captured on Long Island in 1942, their betrayal by J Edgar Hoover, and the shameful secret behind the case the established the reputation of the FBI.
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by Hippocrene Books
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This well researched book provides the true account of how FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover betrayed the man who turned in German saboteurs during WWII. Although the events took place 50 years ago, it is made relevant today given the current debate over how to best deal with prisoners from the Middle East, i.e. military tribunal vis-a-vis civilian court. Most importantly, however, it is a story of how one man...Hoover, managed to manipulate facts in favor of his own agenda, deceiving top military an ...more