Historic Benson House

FBI agent Richard Millen, who set up the
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FBI agent Richard Millen, who set up the Benson House radio site in Wading River. The Benson House was an isolated FBI radio transmission location, where agents pretended to be Nazi spies during World War II. (Credit: Suffolk County Historical Society)

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During World War II, the three-story Benson House in Wading River was a highly secret -- and still now mostly unheralded -- FBI radio transmission location, from which American agents pretending to be Nazis fed Germany misinformation.

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