Hitler's man in Havana : Heinz Lüning and Nazi espionage in Latin America /

At the beginning of World War II, Heinz August Lüning, posing as a Jewish refugee, was sent to Cuba to spy for the Third Reich. Lüning's assignment was to collect information about the United States and its allies and report back to Abwehr, the German foreign intelligence agency. The Caribbea...

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Author / Creator: Schoonover, Thomas David, 1936-
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Language:English
Imprint: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008.
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505 0 |a Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acronyms/Glossary; Introduction; 1. A Troubled Life; 2. The World He Scarcely Knew; 3. Back to School! Trained as a Nazi Spy; 4. Tested in Action; 5. Failure and Fatality; Photo insert; 6. Their Man in Havana; 7. Graham Greene's Man in Havana; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index. 
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