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That time Germany tried to steal four U-boat officers
In September 1943, the Kriegsmarine attempted to steal four of their best officers back from Canada in the bold Operation Kiebitz.
These were the three most dangerous jobs in World War II
If you were to fall asleep near the ITER Tokamak, get bombarded by exotic nuclear particles, and be transported back…
This German U-boat was crewed by American sailors
On June 17, 1943, the Nazi Germany Kriegsmarine launched submarine U-858. The Type IXC/40 U-boat carried out two patrols during the war.
This moving company moved a captured U-boat across Lake Shore Drive
U-505 is a German Type IXC submarine that was built and served during WWII. On June 4, 1944, she was…
This was the secret war off the US coast during World War II
A Navy captain was relieved for sinking a ship-killing German sub in 1942
Herbert G. Claudius was in command of the patrol ship USS PC-566 in 1942. His mission and that of his crew was to monitor the Louisiana coast and its territorial waters for signs of any Nazi u-boat activity. On July 30, 1942, they got their…
That time a U-boat sank as a result of flushing the toilet
In the 1970s, BP oil pipeline workers came across a curious item about 12 miles
The heroic four chaplains and the sinking of the USAT Dorchester
During World War II, a troop transport ship made from a converted luxury coastal liner was hit by a German torpedo on its starboard side in 1943, dooming the ship and many of the men aboard. Amid the chaos, four chaplains representing three Christia…