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Introduction
Amazing Encounter at Pier 86
A British “Mystery Plane” Vanishes
A One-Man Espionage Apparatus
Recruiting Crossword Puzzle Geniuses
New York’s IRA Hoodwinks Spymaster
Stalking a Soviet Defector
Two Spies Roam British Ports
Stealing Secrets by Mail
“Simple Simon” Trips Himself Up
A Taxi Ignores Theory
The IRA Bilks the Abwehr
Clash of Two Top Nazis
Hitler’s Pipeline into Washington
A Senator Helps a German Spy
A Peculiar River Crossing
Dame Fate Saves General Rommel
Going in Style to a POW Camp
Clanging Bells Rock Germany
Did Prime Minister’s Mistress Influence Surrender?
Venus de MiloFools Germans
Mission: “Nazify” a Conquered Nation
Curfew for Dutch Dogs and Ducks
Wild Schemes for Saving England
Curious Duel in British Skies
A German Pilot’s Unlikely Captor
The Royal Navy’s Invisible Ship
Hitler’s Plot to Murder Franco
A Cleaning Woman Foils Hitler
The Battle of the Birds
A Pursuit of Bugs and Lice
A Cantankerous Torpedo
Curious Death of a German Bigwig
Ernest Hemingway Stalks U-Boats
Fluke Saves a British Fleet
The War’s Craziest Wedding Scenario
Two WACs on a Secret Mission
Strange Place for Royal Jewels
Navajo Code-Talkers Ignite Panic
Adolf Hitler Plays Santa Claus
Purple Heart Stripped from Sailor
Saga of Top-Secret Maps
Eisenhower Aide Helps Trick Germans
The General’s Pants Go AWOL
Mystery of the Vanishing Report
Hostile Horsemen Chase Airplane
A Dead Sergeant Walks Away
A Tank Commander’s Close Call
Espionage in the Vatican
OSS Agent’s Hidden Bribes
An Unlikely Spy Scores Coup
Eisenhower Disclosure Stuns Reporters
A Horrendous Bombing Error Pays Off
Freak Encounter in No-Man’s-Land
A Mule-Borne Commander
The Captain Refused to Be Killed
Two GIs Beat Patton to Goal
“Prescriptions” for the Lady Spy
Huge Bonus for a Jungle Spy
“The Madame” Was a Secret Agent
A Movie Fan on Bougainville
A GI Carries His Eyeball
An Odd Place for Spying
Hitler’s “Creatures” at Anzio
American Spymaster Shocks London
Exciting Races on a Beachhead
A Social Visit to the Enemy
The Spy Who Spent the War in Bed
Secret Agent Saved by a Blacksmith
A Bomb Explodes Too Late
An Ingenious Escape Artist
A Prophetic German Cook
Gods Smile on Teddy Roosevelt Jr
“Don’t Worry . . I’ll Shoot You First!”
An Enemy Saves “Father Sam”
Firefighters Center of Attention
The “Mess Sergeant” Was a Lady
Massacre in the Wrong Village
A General Turned Fire Chief
The Great Soap Bubble Scheme
A Triumph for Two OSS Men
Four Newsmen Bag a German Platoon
German Shoot-Out among Themselves
Ordeal for Missing Identical Twins
Parachute Pack Saves Trooper
Drone Boats Go Berserk
“Am I Having Hallucinations?”
A Doctor Captures a German Hospital
A Colonel’s Unique “Uniform”
Banzai Charge in a POW Camp
A Nazi Zealot Obeys His Führer
Miracle Saves Woman Spy’s Life
The War’s Unexplained Mystery
Dutch Boys Capture Nine Germans
Luck Runs Out for the Blue Goose
“Baby Patrol” in No-Man’s-Land
Providence Saves a Polish Spy
The Choirboys Plot to Doom Hitler
“Kidnapping” a Thirty-Ton Tank
A Hero “Resigns” from the Navy
A Jeep Bonanza for “Scarface Otto”
A Peculiar Reception Committee
Hitler Humbles His Generals
A Jinxed Town in Belgium
A Belgian Woman Halts the Panzers
Hex by a Lieutenant’s Pal
A Fluke Halts Eisenhower Trip
A GI “Division” of Thieves
The Miracle of Wiltz
Unique Distinction for a Survivor
Digging Up a Revered German Hero
An Unlikely Battlefield Hero
Amazing Scenario in Manila
Death Stalks a Navy Pilot
Shoot-Out at a Boxcar
MacArthur Recaptures His Home
Offering Up a Bonfire of Money
A Tommy-Gunning Pilot
Gods Smile on German General
A Tail Gunner’s Miraculous Survival
Curious Incident in a Command Post
Hoax to Seize a Rhine Bridge
Churchill “Consecrates” the Siegfried Line
An Airman Dodges Certain Death
Pilot’s Prayer Gets Results
Glider Used as a Weapon
His Masseur Coerces Himmler
A Surrender-by-Telephone Tactic
Kidnapping Polish Underground Leaders
El Darbo’s Charmed Life
Air Dogfight with Pistols
Comic Opera in the Bavarian Alps
Collaring a Nazi Bigwig
Peculiar “Capture” of an SS Colonel
Stalin’s Son in Strange Mission
A Scheme to Blow Up Japan
Odd Interlude on a Train
A Soldier’s Thirty-Year War
Notes and Sources
Index
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