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  • MHQ Magazine

    Fateful Voyage of Lusitania

    The Cunard liner's captain expected a safe Atlantic crossing, but a German U-boat would bring Lusitania's journey to a devastating end...

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Today- April 2007

    Lingering Threat From a Toxic U-Boat More than 62 years after its violent demise off the coast of Norway, the German submarine U-864 has become a menace once again. Because of its cargo— 1,857 now-rusting canisters holding about 65 tons...

  • American History Magazine

    Cape Cod Chaos: WWI U-Boat Attack

    Submarine warfare comes to Massachusetts beach town in 1918...

  • World War II Magazine

    Teddy Suhren’s Last Patrol

    Long-lost photographs document the final mission of a U-boat rebel. At 9:30 p.m. on July 9, 1942, the German submarine U-564 slipped out of the harbor at Brest, on the northwest coast of France. It was based there in a cavernous bunker...

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Letters from Readers- June 2010

    Fond Memories of a Fallen Hero Your article “The Horticulturalist Who Got the Best of Bombs” (January/February 2010) brought back memories of my youth and stories I had heard from my family about the war. In the 1920s my uncle—my...

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Today- December 2010

    Stalin Raises a Ruckus at American D-Day Memorial Should he stay or should he go? A heated war of words erupted in a Virginia town this summer when a sculpture of Stalin was added to the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford—a small town...

  • MHQ Magazine

    A U-Boat’s U-Turn

    In 1916 a German “merchant” submarine suddenly popped up in Baltimore. It went on to sink 43 Allied ships during World War I.   AS THE FOG LIFTED JUST AFTER DAWN ON July 9, 1916, people along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay...

  • World War II Magazine

    WWII Today- December 2012

    Decades-Long Search Leads to Discovery of U-Boat Off Nantucket The salvage team had spent two days far off Nantucket Island aboard the 45-foot dive boat Tenacious, pinging the depths with sonar. Night was coming. Suddenly the sonar picked...