from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A submarine of the German navy.
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- n. Any German submarine of the First or Second World War, or any Austro-Hungarian submarine of the First World War.
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- n. a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
“We came, we listened, and we were conquered,” acknowledged an American participant.11 When the dust settled, the CCS had assigned first priority to defeating the German U-boat menace and ensuring that supplies reached the USSR.
On 12 September 1942, the liner Laconia was torpedoed and sunk by U-boat 156 in the Atlantic.
Don knows he can't sing as well as the captain (who I believe was actually dubbed) -- not unless Jon Hamm has been hiding his musical-comedy chops under a bushel -- but he can surely envision the parallel even though he's not a wealthy, retired Austrian naval officer about to surreptitiously emigrate to Switzerland rather than serve the Third Reich as a U-boat commander.
Alan Bleasdale drama sets the record straight on heroic U-boat captain
When Princess Naia investigates a disturbance among her dolphin subjects, she discovers Ensign Hank Murray, the sole survivor of a German U-boat attack.
Tuesday's episode will continue to deal with that burning question, as Peter brings in an outside authority guest star Anna Chlumsky of My Girl fame to deal with the manifest recovered from the U-boat.
The deep-sea exploration firm said it confirmed the identity and location of the British shipwreck SS Gairsoppa, which was carrying seven million ounces of silver when it was torpedoed by a German U-boat in 1941.
For all the talk of U-boat wolf packs, 99% of the ships convoyed from the U.S. to Britain made it safely.
The plotters were put ashore on Long Island by a German U-boat.
U-boat submarine packs prowled the Atlantic waters to strangle her lifeline from the sea, the Luftwaffe ranged over her southern coast, and Hitler had ordered planning for a German invasion.
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