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Author Name:    BEEBY, Dean.

Title:   Cargo of Lies : The True Story of a Nazi Double Agent in Canada. First Edition in dustjacket.

Publisher:    University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1996, ISBN:0802007317 

Seller ID:   35189

BEEBY, Dean. Cargo of Lies : The True Story of a Nazi Double Agent in Canada. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (1996). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xi,(1),[1]-214, (4), + 18 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The author was living in Halifax at the time of publication. "On a chill autumn night in 1942, a German spy was rowed ashore froma U-boat off the Gaspe coast to begin a deadly espionage mission against the Allies. Thanks to an alert hotel-keeper's son, Abwehr agent 'Bobbi' was captured and forced by the RCMP to become Canada's first double agent. For nearly fifty years the full story of the spy case, code-named Watchdog, was suppressed. Now, author Dean Beeby has uncovered nearly five thousand pages of formerly classified government documents, obtained through the Access to Information Act from the RCMP, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, the Department of Justice, the National Archives of Canada, and NavalIntelligence. He has supplemented this treasure trove with research among still heavily censored FBI files, and interviews with surviving participants in the Watchdog story. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00


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