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Gershom Gorenberg

Gershom Gorenberg

Gershom Gorenberg is the author, most recently, of “War of Shadows: Codebreakers, Spies, and the Secret Struggle to Drive the Nazis from the Middle East.” He lives in Jerusalem.

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Houseboats on the Nile Once Gave Refuge to German Spies

Houseboats on the Nile Once Gave Refuge to German Spies

The houseboats got in the way of development, say Egyptian authorities. But demolishing them erases a remnant of Cairo's history. At the least, the government should have picked one houseboat to preserve as a museum to the legend of German spies Johannes Eppler and Heinrich Sandstede.

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