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The German Fifth Column in the Second World War

The German Fifth Column in the Second World War
By Louis De Jong
308 pp, University of Chicago Press, 1956
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An effort to estimate the real significance of the German fifth column in paving the way for German victories in the Second World War. On the whole the author, Executive Director of the Netherlands State Institute for War Documentation, finds its rôle was greatly exaggerated, a fact itself of considerable sociological and historical interest.