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Timeline Event:


Dec 24, 1944

A German submarine torpedoed the Belgian transport ship S.S. Leopoldville with 2,235 soldiers aboard. About 800 American soldiers died. The soldiers were crossing the English Channel to be reinforcements at the battle that become known as the Battle of the Bulge.

Theater:  Atlantic Theater

Source:  World War II History


Date Added: 2010-11-26



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