World War: Oh, Mother!

In the grim game of blockade and counter-blockade, which is Great Britain's deepest strategy against Germany, Britain continued last week to score herself far ahead of the enemy with 338,000 tons of "contraband'' cargoes seized at control ports to 174,000 tons of shipping lost (as of Oct. 17).* Winston Churchill announced for his Admiralty, moreover, that 29,000 tons of enemy bottoms had been captured and 104,000 tons of new British ships brought into service. Convoys for British shipping were now organized in the Seven Seas. Across the Atlantic a series of radio patrols...

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