The story of Joseph Mierzecki is an example of the risks stoically accepted by our merchant seamen to keep the sea lanes open. Mierzecki was a fireman aboard the SS Raceland during the worst days of the North Atlantic run. Three hundred miles out of Murmansk, the ship was sunk by Nazi bombers. With nineteen other men, Mierzecki got off in a lifeboat
It should have been publiced in :
Hearst's international combined with Cosmopolitan: Volume 117 ( dec 1944)
Does anybody knows how I can get a copy of this article?