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Conan Doyle War Prophet

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Conan Doyle War Prophet is an article published in The New-York Times on 3 may 1917.

Conan Doyle War Prophet

The New-York Times (3 may 1917, p. 13)

Reichstag Is Told That Only He Foresaw Present Conditions.

Special Cable to The New York Times.

The Hague. May 2. — Tribute was paid in the Reichstag Committee yesterday to A. Conan Doyle as the only correct prophet of the present condition in the European war.

The German Secretary of the Navy, Admiral Capelle, said that the German Admiral Galster, usually quoted as the inventor of submarine war, never even mentioned it. The only prophet of the present economic war was the novelist Conan Doyle, he declared.