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Erich Gimpel

Erich GimpelBorn: 25-Mar-1910
Birthplace: Merseburg, Germany
Died: 3-Sep-2010
Location of death: São Paulo, Brazil
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Spy

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Agent 146

The beach near Hancock, Maine where Gimpel and partner William Colepaugh came ashore in November 1944 was added to the National Register of Historic Places in April 2003.

Brother: Paul
Wife: Eva-Maria Scheidl (model, m. Jul-1957, div.)

    Military College: A-Schule Westen, Park Zorgvliet, Netherlands

    Telefunken radio engineer (1935-39)
    Taken Prisoner of War Lima, Peru (Jun-1942)
    Deported from Peru to Texas (Jun-1942)
    Allied Internment Camp Inmate Crystal City, Texas (seven weeks)
    Deported from Texas to Germany (Aug-1942)
    Espionage arrested, New York City (30-Dec-1944)
    Taken Prisoner of War Times Square, New York City (30-Dec-1944)
    Inmate: Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary Jul-1945 to Mar-1950
    Inmate: Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary Prisoner 866 (Mar-1950 to Aug-1955)
    Deported to Germany (12-Aug-1955)
    German Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Smoking


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