Books: The Scharnhorst and the Clyde

UP PERISCOPE—David Masters—Dial Press ($2.50).

A Heinkel roared out of an overcast Norwegian sky. It was the evening of June 5, 1940. The submarine Clyde of the Royal Navy (1,500 tons displacement, surface speed 22 knots) was on the surface, recharging her batteries. Able to travel thousands of miles without refueling, she was patrolling the North Sea. As the Clyde plunged into the protecting vault of ocean, she was sprayed with bullets and cannon shells, her steel-hided bridge pierced in three places. The Clyde could no longer surface to recharge her batteries...

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