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In time of war : Hitler's terrorist attack on America / Pierce O'Donnell ; introduction by Anthony Lewis.

O'Donnell, Pierce. (Author).
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J.N. Desmarais Library D 769.1 O46 2005 30007008927567 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -

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  • ISBN: 1565849582
  • ISBN: 9781565849587
  • Physical Description: xviii, 444 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : New Press ; c2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-430) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Military necessity -- A world at war -- Fear itself -- Hitler's terrorists -- "Just a scrap of paper" -- The landing -- "The Real McCoy" -- Mr. Dasch goes to Washington -- True believer -- Citizen haupt -- Double cross -- Prisoners of war -- The rule of law -- Military justice -- "Sentence first, verdict afterward" -- Kangaroo court -- An improbable life -- A lion in summer -- They don't shoot saboteurs in America -- The great writ -- May it please the court -- Total wipeout -- Old Sparky -- Fair accompli -- A cautionary tale -- "A loaded weapon" -- Winners and losers -- Clear and present dangers -- Securing the blessings of Liberty -- History lessons.
Summary, etc.: Examines the 1942 capture and trial of eight German terrorists who infiltrated the U.S. in order to destroy key installations across the country and the subsequent execution of six of them, and draws a parallel between that and the post-September 11, 2001 detention of enemy combatants at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > United States.
Sabotage > United States > History > 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Germany.
Nazi Saboteurs Trial, Washington, D.C., 1942.

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