A German-American agent gets captured, and just before he’s dragged away, he has time to send a one-word message indicating the traitor who turned him in.
OK. Let’s see if we’ve got this here. The word in question is is “Gift,” which is German for “poison,” and inasmuch as one of the Americans the dead man worked with is named Seymour Normal Hyde (aka “Sy N. Hyde,” he’s the traitor.
Sorry, but I think I’ll pass.
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