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 - Earl J Connolley, assistant to Dl - 9 rector J...
Earl J Connolley, assistant to Dl - 9 rector J Edgar Hoover of me TBI, announced the' new arrests and revealed revealed that FBI men had found an additional cache of $30,000 hidden by the saboteurs for use In paying off assoclatea here The 120 000 Increased the total of "pay off money" carried by the sab - oteurs to nearly 1170,000 Carrying supplies of high explosive and this amount of American currency for a two - year campaign against key points In the American war effort, two groups of four men each were landed from submarines on the eastern United Statea coast Completely eautpned with civilian clothes and speclaliy - bullt traveling bags with secret compartments for money and lists of objectives, the agents were provided with many types of forged credentials Including social security cards and special selective selective service carda Used Kabber Beat One group came ashore In a rub ber boat on Long Island and the other reached a Florida beach by the same method But tneir plans to carry out a aabotage drive and weaken civilian morale were thwarted thwarted by federal agent. Hoover declared that one result of the arrest had been instructions to Increase the coast guard patrol in the event further effort were made See SEVERAL NAZI page 11

Clipped from Poughkeepsie Eagle-News29 Jun 1942, MonPage 1

Poughkeepsie Eagle-News (Poughkeepsie, New York)29 Jun 1942, MonPage 1
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