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Toy Soldiers Reveal a Mysterious Past

  • Aired: 08/07/2012
  • 15:35
  • Rating: NR
Growing up in Detroit during WWII, Jim played toy soldiers with his best friend, Fritz. The toys they played with bared a special mark “Lineol – Germany.” Jim vividly remembers on a summer afternoon in 1943 hearing a newspaper boy yell “Extra! Nazi spy ring broken in Detroit!” Fritz’s family soon moved away and Jim never saw him again. Was Fritz’s father a Nazi spy? Jim asks Eduardo to find out.
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