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LAST LOOK: The 70th Anniversary of the Capture of the U-505

2014-06-22T12:18:00Z LAST LOOK: The 70th Anniversary of the Capture of the U-505 nwitimes.com
June 22, 2014 12:18 pm  • 

Because the June 4, 1944 capture of the U-505, the famous German sub—and the only surviving sub of its kind in the world, housed at MSI in Chicago—was followed so closely by D-Day, the amazing story of the U-boat’s survival is frequently overlooked. But for those of us who grew up near Lake Michigan and have visited many times, touring the submarine today is as thrilling as it was when we were children. To see a 44-photo retrospective on the U-505, check out the online gallery at visitshoremagazine.com - Pat Colander

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