Foreign News: Asp from Spain

At Christmas time the Ministry of Food announced a windfall: beginning in January and continuing through April, citrus-starved Britons could have one pound of oranges a month. Last week officials an nounced that distribution (the first since 1940) was delayed, gave a horrifying reason: time bombs had been discovered in the ships from Spain—small, round, high-explosive bombs, painted to look like oranges. One had exploded at sea, wrecking 300 sixty-pound cases, enough fruit for 18,000 men, women & children for a month. Search of another ship turned up an unexploded bomb, forced unloading...

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