War Stories
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War Stories

The Destruction of Germany’s Fearsome U-boat Fleet

Operation Deadlight

Forty-two u-boats corralled and lined up for scuttling (Public domain)

May 7th, 1945 marked a momentous day in world history. It was the day that Nazi Germany officially, and unconditionally, surrendered to the Allies. The war in Europe was over. Finally.

In addition to a shattered nation, a scarred populace and untold horrors waiting to be uncovered in German occupation camps, the Allies…

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