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Photos tell tragic tale of submarine battle

On 1 February 1917, Germany declared unrestricted submarine warfare; with its U-boats torpedoing ships without warning, allowing passengers and crew little or no chance of escape. Nicknamed Der Magische Guertel, or the Magic Girdle, the operation aimed to starve Britain … Continue reading

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World War I German U Boat visible in Kent

The remains of a German World War I U boat are visible on a mudflat next to the River Medway in Kent. The BBC reports that experts believe it is UB122, which was one of more that 100 U boats … Continue reading

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