The Spies Who Came In From The Sea

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But one of the conditions of the suspension of Dasch’s prison sentence and his deportation was that he would not be allowed to return. The ban was never lifted. Even the lost eighty thousand dollars seemed to gain him no sympathy. He could never win a particle of the esteem enjoyed by another man who had lost money—young coastguardsman Culen. Cullen had turned in the $260 that Dasch gave him to his commanding officer. “I never thought to get a receipt for it,” he recalls, “so it went to the government. I never really missed it.”