CENSORSHIP: Silenced Service

Lost somewhere in a Washington snarl of Navy gold-braid and personalities are four books glorifying U.S. submarines.

One of the books was suggested by the Secretary of the Navy, another has already been passed by censorship. All of them are indefinitely suppressed.

Submariners, who were having trouble attracting the best manpower to volunteer for the "silent service," gave enthusiastic cooperation to the writers. Carl Carmer (Stars Fell on Alabama) spent weeks in Washington and at the submarine base at New London, Conn., researching the record of the U.S.S. Sturgeon. Robert Trumbull (The...

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