Agent 146: The True Story of a Nazi Spy in America

Version: Unabridged
Author: Erich Gimpel
Narrator: Simon Vance
Genres: Biography & Memoir
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: June 2004
# of Units: 7 CDs
Length: 8 hours, 11 minutes
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Overview

"A spy has feelings like any other man. As you will see from my story, he falls in love, gives way to the same passions, has moments of black despair and great jubilation. But, unlike other men, he walks hand in hand with fear. . . one error of judgment can lead him to the scaffold." –from the book

Here is the spellbinding autobiography of Erich Gimpel, one of the only Nazi spies to reach American soil. Assigned by the F├╝hrer himself, his mission was to sabotage America's atomic program.

Author Details

Author Details

Gimpel, Erich

Erich Gimpel was recruited by the Third Reich to spy on America. He was caught in New York in January 1945 and sentenced to hang but was given a last-minute reprieve. He served ten years in the Fort Leavenworth and Alcatraz prisons then returned home to Germany where he wrote his memoir.