and War

Sabotage, Subter­fuge, and War

image icon - click to for more details about the image The Deutschland in Baltimore Harbor; A soldier stands guard; Statue of Liberty; Women in the NYPD reserves shooting on the move; Cartoon of the "Enemy Alien Menace" over NYC; Martha Held’s German saboteurs’ safehouse

some success
in rolling up German agents by U.S. law enforcement throughout the early years of World War I, the German espionage network in America was far from incapacitated, as demonstrated by a handful of operations, to include the first use of germ warfare on U.S. soil, that proved highly damaging to Allied efforts in Europe.