On This Date January 13,1942- German U-Boats start US harassment

January 13, 1942 – German U-boats begin harassing shipping on the US east coast. Several
ships were torpedoed within sight of East Coast cities such as New York and Boston. A U-boat
wreck discovered in 1991 off the New Jersey coast was concluded in 1997 to be that of U-869.
Previously, U-869 had been thought to have been sunk off Rabat, Morocco


Jan 13 2023


All Day