1939 Attack on Scapa Flow

In the early months of WWII, during the period called the “Phoney War,” or by the Germans, the sitzkrieg, the combatants were not completely inactive. The 1939 attack on Scapa Flow was one of the most shocking attacks by Germany in this period and took place in the very harbor used as the base for the British Home Fleet.

Dec 17, 2021 | 15:18 | Josh Geiger

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