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First posted Saturday, August 14, 2010

Admiral Wilhelm Canaris

after a distinguished naval career in World War I and between the wars, headed Nazi Germany's military Intelligence and espionage agency, the Abwehr. He became a traitor to Nazi Germany; his treachery was revealed 1944-1945, and he was hanged in April 1945.

Photo by Walter Frentz, from David Irving: "Hitler's War" (Millennium Edition, 2002) | buy book

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