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Timeline Event:


Mar 11, 1940

Blenheim bombers of 82 Squadron, RAF Bomber Command sank German submarine U-31, on sea trials, in Jade Bay near Wilhelmshaven, killing all 58 on board. U-31 would later be refloated only to be sunk again, the only WW2 ship to suffer the misfortune of being sunk twice in the war.

Source:  World War II 70th Anniversary


Date Added: 2010-03-16



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