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This Day in History: A German U-boat Sank

By Kevin Ortiz, Staff Reporter, The Pawprint

A German u boat sank a British troop ship, the  Laconia, killing more than 1,400 men on September 12, 1942. The commander of the German sub.Suddenly, an American B-24 bomber, the Liberator,was flying from its South Atlantic base on Ascension Island,spotted the German u-bout and bombed.

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