TITLE

Shooting Without War

PUB. DATE
September 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;9/15/41, Vol. 105 Issue 11, p327
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information regarding the attack by a German submarine on the U.S. destroyer Greer. Dropping of death bombs by Greer to eliminate her enemy; Information that a freighter under the U.S. flag was attacked and sunk by a warplane of unannounced nationality in the Red Sea; Debate on the issue of mistaken identity of the destroyer as the cause of attack; Position of the destroyer to the left of the line that marks the limit of American patrol while she was attacked; Threat of German dictator Adolf Hitler that he will sink anything that comes within range of his torpedo tubes; Suggestion that the U.S. should not extend her sea lines farther, repeal the Neutrality Act or go in for actual convoy to avoid war with Germany.
ACCESSION #
14706378

 

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