Visit of the SM U-53
Though Germany had restricted it’s submarine warfare, throughout 1916 several events would prove just how dangerous U-boats could be. On October 7th, a surprise visitor to Newport, Rhode Island, would underline just how serious the threat was.
Though Germany had restricted its submarine warfare, throughout 1916 several events would prove just how dangerous U-boats could be. On October 7th, a surprise visitor to Newport, Rhode Island, would underline just how serious the threat was.
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