Naval Warfare Movies

Coverup: The Sinking of the S.S. Leopoldville

Producer: The History Channel

History Undercover
Published: 1998
Country: USA
Length: 50 min.
Keywords: Famous_Sinkings

This is the VHS release (see more).


Part of the History Undercover series, this documentary tells the story, classified until 1996, of the sinking of the troopship SS Leopoldville by U-486. The Leopoldville was carrying 2200 US infantrymen of the 66th Division, reinforcements for the Battle of the Bulge, across the English Channel when she was fatally holed by a single torpedo.