Seventy percent of the soldiers who served on U-boats for Germany in World War II lost their lives during the war.
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The Spanish – American War was started when an American vessel, the Maine, sunk in Havana harbor. Contrary to popular belief, an internal fire that spread to the ammo storage caused the initial explosion, not a sea mine.
Nearly 3000 merchant vessels were sunk by U-boats in World War II