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By John Biggins

Laced with clever humor, this naval story follows the early profession of Lieutenant Otto Prohaska, a cadet within the Austro–Hungarian army on the flip of the century. undesirable success keeps to shadow Otto, and while a fellow cadet breaks his leg, Otto needs to take his position on a systematic excursion certain for catastrophe. yet even sinister quack scientists, a erroneous try to determine a colony in Africa, and indignant South Sea cannibals bent on destruction can't maintain Otto from gratifying his patriotic duty.

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