BATTLE OF THE SEAS: Gangsters' End

Peaceable as a reformed shark, the 1,600-ton U-234 nosed meekly into New Hampshire's Piscataqua River and disgorged the cargo of the week. Aboard the sleek Nazi submarine, which may have been headed for Japan, were: 1) cold-eyed, natty Lieut. General Ulrich Kessler of the German air force; 2) a mysterious civilian in a wrinkled raincoat and baggy suit, clutching a bulging cardboard suitcase; 3) two minor Luftwaffe officers and five German naval officers and technicians; 4) some interesting metal dispatch boxes apparently full of papers and armament blueprints. Missing were the bodies of two unnamed Japanese who committed harakiri...

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