AT SEA: Lord's Admissions

In a war where adversaries are hardly at grips, it is hard to grip war's facts. Most tangible important fact of last week was the statement (upon being landed safely in Great Britain) of Captain F. C. P. Harris of the freighter Clement, sunk early last month off South America's east coast. Captain Harris and his first engineer, W. Bryant, certified that the Nazi raider which kept them aboard five hours after sinking their Clement was the pocket battleship Admiral Scheer. This identity could still be doubted by people who know that...

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