Books: Terrible Tub

THE CRUISE OF THE RAIDER "WOLF"—Roy Alexander—Yale ($2.75).

On Nov. 30, 1916, a trim, single-funneled, 5,809-ton German freighter, deep grey and black, slipped quietly out of Kiel, nosed through cold, thick fog toward the Norwegian coast, headed at top speed (eleven knots) into the teeth of the North Sea blockade. She was the commerce raider Wolf, commanded by stocky, hand some, canny Karl August Nerger. Cunningly concealed behind hinged steel side she carried a wicked assortment of 5.1 guns, torpedo tubes, machine guns, 45: mines. Her orders: to mine the chief British colonial ports....

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