ARMY & NAVY: Dead Raised


A daub of foam and then a dark hulk appeared on the surface of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Provincetown, Mass., last week. The Navy submarine S-4 had been raised from the bottom of the sea, exactly 15 minutes less than three months after it had been gored by the Coast Guard destroyer Paulding (TIME, Dec. 26). It was towed to the Navy Yard at Boston for inspection. Six bodies covered with mud and slime were found in the torpedo compartment. But nowhere was a written record of the horrible last hours of those bodies.


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