History of War

SERVICE HISTORY

Source:   The sinking of SS City of Benares by U-48 caused outrage and was held up by the British as an example of Nazi Germany’s abhorrence  

The Type VII-B U-48 was laid down in March 1937 at the Germaniawerft yards at Kiel, Germany, and commissioned on 22 April 1939. During its 22-month wartime career the U-48 sank or

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