GERMANY: Black Tom

With thunderous roar upon roar a series of munitions blasts rocked lower New York City almost to its foundations, shattered thousands of windows, peppered Governor's Island and Jersey City with shrapnel fragments, killed four men, destroyed $45.000.000 worth of property on Jan. 30, 1916.

This was the famed "Black Tom Disaster." A year later came the "Kingsland Disaster." and both were attributed to "German agents." Last week at The Hague the German-American Mixed Claims Commission, set up in 1922 and consisting of a German Commissioner, a U. S. Commissioner and a U....

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