World War: Mine Attacks Ship

A Norwegian sea captain (said the Overseas News Agency last week) testified before a German naval court in Norway that his ship had been stopped and sunk by a British submarine hard by the coast of Norway.

"Nonsense," shouted a German officer. "There are no British submarines off the Norwegian coast. You must have struck a mine."

"Very well then," the captain said, "a mine came to the surface, halted us, gave us ten minutes to get into lifeboats, and then ran into our ship, sinking her."


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