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The Sinking of the Laconia

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U-boat commander Werner Hartenstein has torpedoed the Laconia and then mounted an extraordinary rescue operation. U-156's deck is crowded with Allied survivors fished out of the South Atlantic. But in the fog of war, confusion reigns and U-156 is spotted by an American bomber, which moves in to attack.

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In 1942, German submarine U-156 sinks the Laconia, changing the fate of its passengers.

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