They Came to Destroy America

The FBI Goes to War Against Nazi Spies & Saboteurs Before and During World War II

Stan Cohen and Don DeNeviwith Richard Gay

While the greater part of this book deals with the German landings on the east coast of the United States–Operation Pastorius, June 1942, and Operation Magpie November 1944–it also delves into some pre-war Nazi spy operations, the subversive organizations in the United States, and several other operations planned but not executed such as Operation Pelican.  Other stories and photographs pertinent to the subject are also included. The stories of Pastorius and Magpie have been well-documented through the years and are important today as a predecessor of future military tribunals proposed for accused terrorists. This, however, is the first time that a thorough photographic search of these operations and other Nazi incursions within and on American shores has been attempted, with the stories and photo evidence put together in one volume. The authors have searched FBI files and dozens of books and documents to piece together the stories included in this book.  

$5.00 paperback, 8.5 x 11, 184 pages
ISBN 978-1-57510-101-9

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