Juan Garcia (Garbo), WW II Spy II

Lead: One of the most important factors leading to the success of the Normandy invasion in June 1944 was a network of double agents, loyal to Britain, who deceived the Germans about Allied plans.

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: During World War II, the British Double Cross system, counter espionage operations, worked successfully to mislead the German intelligence organization – the Abwehr. One of the most successful British double agents was Spaniard Juan Pujol Garcia, codenamed Garbo, the ultimate “actor.”