World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF SUPPLY: On the Prowl

Germany's plan for the conquest of Russia is not only to stab at her vitals, but to smother her to death: to cut the remaining routes by which she receives supplies from her allies. Far north of the probing German armies last week the German Navy risked its precious little neck to go prowling for a huge Allied convoy.

Making for Archangel (Murmansk has been bombed useless), the convoy was churning toward the Barents Sea. Off North Cape it ran into trouble. For several days all that was known of the encounter was the Berlin radio's growing claims, first that...

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