Sinking of the Laconia
12th July 1942: The sinking of a British troopship carrying Italian POWs leads to a rescue operation organised by the U-boat commander
On the 12th September the German U boat U-156 torpedoed a passenger ship off the coast of Africa. There was nothin…
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