The unhappy crew of U-581
2nd February 1942: Poor morale is revealed during interrogation after most of the crew are captured following sinking
After the British Troopship Llangibby Castle was damaged by torpedo she put into the neutral Portuguese island of Fayal, where the Portuguese authorities allowed her 14 days to effect repairs and sail again or she would be interned. Two U-boats, U-581 an…
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