Four days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor the Germans declared war on The USA. As part of the war effort, the Nazis came up with a plan to demoralize the American civilians.
The plan was a sabotage operation to be mounted against targets inside the United States. It was to be called Operation Pastorius. George John Dasch joined the German Army and became part in Hitler’s plan to destroy America!
Show notes and links:
- Betrayal: The True Story of J. Edgar Hoover and the Nazi Saboteurs (davidalanjohnson.com)
- Operation Pastorius • Damn Interesting (damninteresting.com)
- The Keystone Kommandos. (theatlantic.com)
- Saboteurs: The Nazi Raid on America: Michael Dobbs: 9781400030422: Amazon.com: Books (amazon.com)
- World War II: German Saboteurs Invade America in 1942 | History Net: Where History Comes Alive – World & US History Online | From the World’s Largest History Magazine Publisher (historynet.com)
- Operation Pastorius (en.wikipedia.org)
- George John Dasch (en.wikipedia.org)