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Wednesday, September 07, 2011

THE 11-YEAR-OLD SPY

How did a German spy in Honolulu gather classified information on the comings and goings of U.S. Navy vessels? He dressed his 11-year-old son in a sailor suit, and the dynamic duo was invited onto numerous Navy vessels for “unofficial” tours:

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NOTE: His 23-year-old daughter opened a beauty parlor in Honolulu that offered good service and undercut the prices of similar shops. What happened? Navy wives flocked in, and chatted with one another about the classified comings and goings of their husbands while in the chair.

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