FRANCE: Wealth of the Egypt

Working all summer with big depth bombs and small depth bombs, grim Italian divers have blown and bubbled their way slowly nearer to a bullion treasure of $5,000,000 sunk off the west coast of France in the strong room of the foundered British liner Egypt (TIME, Sept. 8, 1930 et seq.). Last week with the treasure almost grasped, the Italian diver ship Artiglio II ran out of wine & spaghetti, promptly put back to the harbor of Brest. There, while she took on cases of spaghetti and 600 litres of the scorching red...

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