"Navy heroes cut down Tyrrant's symbol of oppression"

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Flag Cutters Convicted

Two young United States Navy seamen
were convicted of malicious mischief
today for cutting down a Nazi flag
which was flying at the German
Consulate here.

"This is an offense against another
nation," said Municipal Judge Peter J.
Mullins in adjudging the two guilty.
He remanded them to the custody of
naval authorities after announcing
sentence would be imposed next Thursday.
The two were Harold J.Sturtevant, 22,
Haverhill, Mass., and E. C. Lackey,
23, Charlotte, N.C.

Sailors Tear Down Nazi Flag
-- Yerba Buena Island
(May 08, 1941)

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