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The Boy Allies with Uncle Sam's Cruisers

or, Convoying the American Army Across the Atlantic

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Author: Robert L. Drake
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,588 / 137 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.9
LoC Categories: PN, PZ
Series: Boy Allies
Downloads: 1,016
Added to site: 2005.10.30 11514

han made up in courage.

Frank's greatest accomplishment, and one that had caused Jack much envy, was shooting. He could hit almost anything with a rifle, and revolvers in his hands were no less deadly.

Frank's chief trouble was his hot-headedness and more than once this had gotten him into such trouble that it took all Jack's resourcefulness to extricate him.

Both lads had seen service in many parts of the world since they had met Lord Hastings. Their commander recently had lost his vessel and the three had been on indefinite leave of absence.

The day before Jack's return Frank had been informed by Lord Hastings that they were about to put to sea again.

"Well," said Frank, when the two were in the room always reserved for their use when they were in London, "Lord Hastings will be glad to see you back again. He has been anxious, especially now that he has been ordered again on active service. He has been wondering where he would get a first officer."

"I guess you could, fill that place wi



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