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How Much Do You Know About These Famous Traitors and Turncoats?
by Annette

When it comes to war, there are few things more despicable than a traitor or a turncoat. People despise and hate them. Books are written about them and folk songs speak of their devilry. But how much do you know about the world's traitors? Why does someone become a turncoat? Most think money is the motivation of most who swap sides, but you may be surprised to learn that usually threats against family and even same-side bullying often cause these people to betray friends and country. 

Judas is considered to be one of the most famous traitors of all time. Do you know which painting captures the likeness of Judas before he betrayed Jesus? Or do you know who America's most famous turncoat is and what war he served in? Which best friend betrayed Caesar and became the focus of a famous Shakespearean play? 

During World War II, the United States and Nazi Germany were about as hostile to each other as any two enemies could be, but do you know the name of the only American officer to betray the Allies and join forces with the Nazis?

How much do you think you know about the world's most famous traitors and turncoats? This is the quiz that will tell you if you should fight on or turn away. 



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