Published in Smash Comics #45, August 1943 - 8 pages.
While spending "a quiet hour in the Congressional Library in Washington", Larry Noble notices an older man get suddenly excited about something he read and then race away. Curious, Noble checks what the man read and is himself surprised. Since the man had utter a German exclamation as he ran, Noble is certain he needs to alert Army Intelligence. The book in question had come from India years ago and mentions a formula for a very powerful gunpowder that is hidden in a small Buddha idol. Noble volunteers to head there to retrieve it.