World War: Rescue in a Fjord

Out of the North Atlantic into Norwegian territorial waters one day last week came a bulky grey German vessel of some 12,000 tons. She looked like a merchantman: some said she flew the Nazi naval flag; at any rate from her name, Altmark, anyone at all conversant with World War II must have known that she was the armed tender for the late raider Admiral Graf Spee, a ship sought .furiously by the British Navy because she was reported to ' carry, in verminous prison quarters below decks, between 300 and 400 British seamen...

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