The White Lie

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Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,232 / 220 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,829
Added to site: 2009.06.20
mnybks.net#: 24480
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Romance

"Mr. William Le Queux's work is always excellent, and always exciting." --San Francisco Examiner.

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he two existing cables went out to the German shore. But this additional line would prove of immense value if ever the army of the great War Lord attempted an invasion of our island.

As a well-known naval aviator, and as chief of the whole chain of air-stations along the East Coast, the lieutenant's mind was naturally ever set upon the possibility of projected invasion, and of an adequate defence. That a danger really existed had at last been tardily admitted by the Government, and now with our Navy redistributed and centred in the North Sea, our destroyer-flotillas exercising nightly, and the establishment of the wireless at Felixstowe, Caister, Cleethorpes, Scarborough, and Hunstanton, as well as the construction of naval air-stations, with their aeroplanes and hydroplanes from the Nore up to Cromarty we were at last on the alert for any emergency.

When would "Der Tag" ("The Day")--as it was toasted every evening in the military messes of the German Empire--dawn? Aye, when? Who could

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