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Herbert Haupt, German-American citizen, Nazi Spy and saboteur, 1942, Chicago.
A Chicago resident all his life and a graduate of Lane High School, Haupt was one of the few cases of an American citizen who defected to Germany, joined Hitler’s army and made an attempt to re-enter the US by U-boat off the coast of Florida as part of a sabotage plot.
Haupt was captured in Chicago 10 days later and was eventually executed as part of the largest mass execution in US history.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Hans_Haupt

Herbert Haupt, German-American citizen, Nazi Spy and saboteur, 1942, Chicago.

A Chicago resident all his life and a graduate of Lane High School, Haupt was one of the few cases of an American citizen who defected to Germany, joined Hitler’s army and made an attempt to re-enter the US by U-boat off the coast of Florida as part of a sabotage plot.

Haupt was captured in Chicago 10 days later and was eventually executed as part of the largest mass execution in US history.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Hans_Haupt

Anti-Nazi Germany protest march, on or around Maxwell St., c.1933, Chicago.

Anti-Nazi Germany protest march, on or around Maxwell St., c.1933, Chicago.

Long before going to war, the debate on what to do about the German goverment was daily fodder in the news, c.1939, Chicago.
Ginsburg Tribune Collection, MSU.

Long before going to war, the debate on what to do about the German goverment was daily fodder in the news, c.1939, Chicago.

Ginsburg Tribune Collection, MSU.

Nazis in Chicago… In 1933 the Graf Zeppelin, the world’s largest airship, visited Chicago from Germany during the Century of Progress World’s Fair. This type of enormous passenger blimp ceased to exist after the Hindenberg disaster in 1937.