In many instances the German submarine crews were unaware of the effect of their operations.
The value has, however, undoubtedly diminished, though the number of boats and crews increases.
"We're down to skeleton crews already," Toni said, facing him.
During exercises, the government's premier contingency operations compound in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee was populated only by maintenance crews and a few relaxed guards.
Sometimes ships that are windbound and have exhausted their provision of water, touch here and apply to the natives for it; in such cases the crews sometimes fall into the hands of the latter and most of them are massacred."