Sunday, 31 January 2016

The Wilhelm Gustloff: The Forgotten Maritime Tragedy That Was 6 Times Deadlier Than the Titanic

Time Magazine recently published this article about the Wilhelm Gustloff tragedy. A new book on the subject entitled Salt to the Sea by Ruth Sepetys will be released on 2nd February 2016.

The Wilhelm Gustloff was torpedoed on 30th January 1945, killing thousands of people—many of them refugees who were fleeing the advancing Red Army.

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