GERMANY: Seaman Simpson

Having sat in a Nazi jail for 15 months, slight, blond, U. S. Seaman Lawrence B. Simpson (TIME, July 27) confessed in Berlin before the German People's Court this week that he had smuggled Communist propaganda into Germany aboard the U. S. Liner Manhattan, was sentenced to remain for an additional 22 months in jail. The Nazi Court had told Seaman Simpson menacingly: "In German courts we are accustomed to go more lightly on men who make full confessions."


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