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The name given by American servicemen in the Second World War to a woman broadcaster of Japanese propaganda; the name in fact covered a number of women broadcasting Japanese propaganda, although one Japanese-American, Iva Toguri, was tried and convicted of treason after the war. Later evidence suggested that she and others had in fact tried to subvert the propaganda effort, and in 1977 she was pardoned by President Ford.

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