William Colepaugh
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William Colepaugh

American able seaman and secret agent


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William Curtis Colepaugh was an American who, following his 1943 discharge from the U.S. Naval Reserve , defected to Nazi Germany in 1944. While a crewman on a repatriation ship that stopped off in Lisbon, Colepaugh defected at the German consulate. Colepaugh had attended Admiral Farragut Academy in Pine Beach, New Jersey.

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