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Dave Darrin on Mediterranean Service or, With Dan Dalzell on European Duty   By: (1868-1922)

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[Illustration: "Dave caught at the knife wrist."

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Dave Darrin on Mediterranean Service

OR

With Dan Dalzell on European Duty

By

H. IRVING HANCOCK

Author of "Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz," "Dave Darrin's South American Cruise," The West Point Series, The Annapolis Series, The Boys of the Army Series, Etc., etc.

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P H I L A D E L P H I A HENRY ALTEMUS COMPANY

COPYRIGHT, 1919, BY HOWARD E. ALTEMUS

CONTENTS

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CHAPTER I GREEN HAT, THE TROUBLE STARTER 11

Dave Darrin and Dan Dalzell, while ashore at Gibraltar, have an exciting experience with a spy and stir up a deep mystery.

CHAPTER II DAN'S THIRTY THREE DOLLAR GUESS 27

Admiral Timworth solves the mystery for the ensigns and amazes them very much.

CHAPTER III THE STARTLER AT MONTE CARLO 43

Danny turns a trick on a brother officer. Ashore at Monte Carlo the young ensigns find the makings of future trouble.

CHAPTER IV MR. GREEN HAT'S NEW RÔLE 55

Dave loses a human trail and saves a human life. Then the plot begins to thicken.

CHAPTER V DANNY GRIN FIGHTS A SMILE 70

Mr. Green Hat sets a trap at the gambling resort, into which Ensign Dalzell smilingly walks.

CHAPTER VI DAVE RUNS INTO A REAL THRILL 78

A desperate plot to involve his country heard by Dave Darrin, who acts swiftly on the information he has obtained.

CHAPTER VII THE ADMIRAL UNLOADS HIS MIND 87

Called before the Admiral, the young officers make their report. The former sends a wireless to Washington, later summoning the ensigns to his quarters for secret orders.

CHAPTER VIII ON LIVELY SPECIAL DUTY 96

A delicate international situation is explained to Dave and Danny, who are then ordered ashore at Naples on a special and perilous mission.

CHAPTER IX M. DALNY PLANS A TRAGEDY 102

Darrin meets one of the men he is looking for. As a result of that meeting he and Dan are sentenced to death.

CHAPTER X TREACHERY HAS THE FLOOR 116

Enticed away for a drive, the Naval officers find themselves in a disreputable section of Naples and on the threshold of a tragedy.

CHAPTER XI HEMMED IN BY THE BRAVOS 124

Dave and Dan are attacked by a mob of Sicilian bravos and fight a desperate battle to save their own lives.

CHAPTER XII EVIL EYES ON SAILORMAN RUNKLE 132

The young officers now discover the real reason for the attempt on their lives, but, though they do not know it, fresh perils await them.

CHAPTER XIII ORDERS CHANGE IN A MINUTE 138

Able Seaman Runkle, bearing an important communication from Darrin to the Captain of the U. S. S. "Hudson," gets into serious difficulties.

CHAPTER XIV DAN HAS VERY "COLD FEET" 151

Beset by spies, the two young officers set out on a long journey after an exciting start, later finding that they have been guilty of a grave oversight.

CHAPTER XV AT THE AMERICAN EMBASSY 161

Dave and Danny arrive in Paris, where they are the guests of the American Ambassador. Darrin trails an international plotter and makes an important discovery.

CHAPTER XVI "SEEING" THE PARIS APACHES 179

The young ensign, after picking up a valuable clew, is attacked by savage Paris Apaches, who, angered by his defense, determine to take his life... Continue reading book >>




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