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German Submarines in American Waters, 1918

German submarine U-151 on the surface near one of its intended victims.

Four German submarines actually made their way into American waters in the spring and summer of 1918, destroying shipping, often within easy sight of shore.  Together they destroyed exactly 100 vessels, including schooners, modern tankers, freighters, and the warship San Diego, many American-flagged, but also including many other nationalities that traded with the United States.

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1941, A look-out in an exposed position on a Royal Navy warship

A look-out in an exposed position on a Royal Navy warship

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Hey there mister you'd better lock your sister

"Hey there mister you'd better lock your sister cause the fleet's in, the fleet's in." - Fleet at Gibraltar.

"Hey there mister you'd better lock your sister cause the fleet's in, the fleet's in." - Fleet at Gibraltar. Read more about Hey there mister you'd better lock your sister

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