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BRITAIN'S DEADLY PERIL

department of which Mr. McKenna, on March 3rd, declared, "There is no more efficient department of the State." The result was only what the public might expect. Though this exposure was vouched for by experts in signalling, men wearing His Majesty's uniform, all the notice taken of it has been


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War Office,

Whitehall,

S.W.

27th February 1915.


The Director of Military Operations presents his compliments to Mr. W. Le Queux , and begs to acknowledge, with thanks, the receipt of his letter of the 25th inst. which is receiving attention.


a mere printed acknowledgment—reproduced above—that my report had been received, while to my repeated appeals that proper inquiry be made I have not even received a reply!

But further. While engaged in watching in another part of Surrey on the night of March 3rd, certain officers of the Armoured Car Squadron, who were keeping vigil upon the house of mystery, saw