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U-Boats on D-Day

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U-Boats on D-Day

Short | 02:31

After years of hunting U-boats in the Atlantic, the outcome of the war depends on the Allies' ability to keep the German U-boats out of the English Channel.

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It's 1943 and German U-boats continue to decimate allied shipping. The allies must find a way to defeat Admiral Karl Donitz's "wolfpack" or they will lose the war. The stakes have never been higher, the battles have never been larger and the casualties have never been higher. By the time World War II ends, no other branch of the armed forces will suffer as a high a mortality rate. Hear the stories from the German and allied soldiers, who still carry with them the haunting memories of the Battle of the Atlantic.

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