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Crime History: Mildred Gillars, Nazis' 'Axis Sally,' convicted of treason

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On this day, March 10, in 1949, a District of Columbia jury found U.S.-born Nazi propagandist Mildred Gillars, nicknamed "Axis Sally," guilty of treason for her radio broadcasts. At the start of World War II, Gillars was employed by the Third Reich as an English-language broadcaster, directing Nazi propaganda to scare American soldiers and spin stories of wives and girlfriends finding new...

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