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War in the Water


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For the first seven months of World War II, German U-Boats ruled the Eastern seaboard of the United States. Waters off North Carolina's Outer Banks were a favorite hunting ground as night after night explosions at sea signaled the sinking of another Allied ship. By the time the Germans withdrew their U-Boats in July, over 400 ships were sunk or damaged from New England to New Orleans and 5,000 sailors were killed. Over sixty ships went down off the Outer Banks.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 11, Apr 2013, p50-52, 54, 56-58, 60, il  (Periodical website)
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