World War II

WEB OF SPIES

HE NAZI SPY RING IN AMERICA, a new book by intelligence scholar Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, has all the trappings of an irresistible novel: foreign secret agents, self-dealing G-Men, and nosy reporters. But the tale he tells of a little-known 1930s espionage case is actually a true one.

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