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L' affaire du Laconia, 12 septembre 1942

By Peillard, Léonce
(The Laconia Affair, September 12, 1942)
1988, Robert Laffont, Paris
ISBN 2221034392
268 pages
book is in French language

Descripton: This book gives a general account of the Laconia Affair. This was a very unusual case in which 3 German U-boats were attacked by a US B-24 Liberator bomber while flying the Red Cross and trying to rescue hundreds of Italian POWs and others from drowning. Revised and expanded edition of book first published in 1961.

- This book has been translated into other languages.