World War, PRISONERS: Dickens of a Time

Lieut. Hans Strehl, 23, and Lieut. Siegfried Schmidt, 25, both Nazi airmen, both prisoners of war at the Fort Henry internment camp outside Kingston, Ont., seem to have literal minds. Not long ago they apparently got a copy of Pickwick Papers from the camp library, and came across the passage in which Weller the elder suggested that the hero escape from his imprisonment in the Fleet with the help of a piano:

"Me and a cab'net-maker has devised a plan for getting him out. A planner, Samivel—a planner!" said Mr. Weller, striking his son on the chest. . . .

"Wot do...

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