World War: Clever Boys

Last week the 51,731-ton luxury liner Bremen, missing for six weeks, was discovered in the place where she had been most generally believed to be hiding—Murmansk. The pride of the German merchant marine* had been sitting in Russia's only ice-free Arctic port for a full month. The account of her hair-raising northward run from New York, through the British blockade to sanctuary, came from Elbert Post, ship's cook, only Dutchman in her crew. Repatriated, he gave the story of the Bremen's, last voyage to the Amsterdam newspaper, Het Volk:

"The Bremen left New York...

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