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Agent Garbo: How a Brilliant & Eccentric Double Agent Tricked the Nazis & Saved D-Day

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Juan Pujol was the Walter Mitty of World War II, a nobody who at one doomed venture after another while dreaming of doing something interesting with his life -- saving Western civilization, if possible.Journalist Stephan Talty, whose work has appeared widely, including in the New York Times Magazine and GQ, has told the remarkable story of how against all the odds, Pujol did just that by becoming agent GARBO, the most important double agent of World War II.Hear Talty discuss his new book with SPY Historian Mark Stout in this author debriefing which took place on 12 July 2012.

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