USAAF bomb the Laconia rescue
16th September 1942: U-Boats gathered for a rescue operation in the south Atlantic are bombed despite flying the Red Cross flag
Werner Hartenstein, commander of U-156, had been organising a rescue operation ever since a he had torpedoed the Laconia on…
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