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The most dangerous German agent in America : the many lives of Louis N. Hammerling

Author: Mieczysław B Biskupski; Yuni Dorr
Publisher: De Kalb, Illinois : NIU Press, 2015. ©2015
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"On the morning of April 27, 1935, Louis N. Hammerling fell to his death from the nineteenth floor of an apartment in New York City, where he lived alone. Hammerling was one of the most influential Polish immigrants in turn-of-the-century America and the leading voice and advocate of the Eastern Europeans who had come to the country seeking a better life. He was also a pathological liar, a crook, a swindler, a  Read more...
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Biskupski, Mieczysław B.
Most dangerous German agent in America : the many lives of Louis N. Hammerling.
De Kalb, Illinois : NIU Press, ©2015
xi, 175 pages
Named Person: Louis N Hammerling
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mieczysław B Biskupski; Yuni Dorr
ISBN: 9781609091767 1609091760
OCLC Number: 905916172
Description: 1 online resource (188 pages)
Contents: 1. Wanderings: from Galicia to Honolulu and back --
2. Business, politics, and coal --
3. Business tycoon and Republican leader --
4. National politics --
5. One of the most dangerous German agents in America --
6. Dreams and ruin --
7. The senator from Honolulu --
8. The last chapter: America again.
Responsibility: M.B.B. Biskupski ; design by Yuni Dorr.

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On the morning of April 27, 1935, Louis N Hammerling fell to his death from the nineteenth floor of an apartment in New York City, where he lived alone. Hammerling was one of the most influential  Read more...

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