Death in the Baltic
Cathryn Prince talked about her book, Death in the Baltic: The World War II Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, in which she recounts the sinking of the former cruise ship turned escape vessel that was transporting close to 10,000 German children, women, elderly, and wounded soldiers in the Baltic Sea on January 30, 1945. The ship was struck by a torpedo launched by a Soviet submarine, and the author reported that the sinking resulted in the deaths of over 9,000 people. Cathryn Prince spoke at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. close
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