U-Boats Off Shore! Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Discusses the Possbilities and Purposes of Germany's Submarine Attack. New York Times Magazine Section Sunday, June 9, 1918
Roosevelt, Franklin D.

New York: New York Times, 1918. 16 pages; black and white illustrated; "...Why did the Germans, at vast risk to their boats and crews, decide to deliver an attack on American shipping along the Atlantic Coast? What did they hope to accomplish? What is their strategy?...(Roosevelt replies)...it is safe to state that they have one main naval object at the present time. That is to destroy the shipping of the United States, if possible...Germany can gain most by striking primarily at our transatlantic vessels..."; other material in this issue mostly on the war effort; enclosed in a custom-made green cloth case with leather cover label, gilt titles, silk ribbon ties; light wear to case; very good condition, beautifully presented and preserved. Very Good S (Item ID: 8480)


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