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Highlights from the International Herald Tribune archives: Pieces of a torpedo will be used as proof of a German attack, in 1916; the Soviet Union decreed that all Communist nations are equal, in 1966.

1916 Torpedo to Be Used as Evidence

LONDON Proof that the Sussex was attacked by a German submarine will be offered to the United States by the British Admiralty in the shape of parts of the torpedo which exploded in the bows of the Channel steamer. Enough of the projectile has been found in the Sussex, which has been towed to Boulogne, to refute absolutely the theory that a floating mine did the damage. Beside this tangible evidence the Admiralty asserts that the British destroyer which picked up the survivors from the Channel steamer in the lifeboats at three o'clock on the morning after the attack, was twice fired on by the German submarine. …

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