Friday, October 14, 2005

On this day in history : HMS Royal Oak sunk by Germans (1939)

The "Fact of the Day" box in my e-mail today says:

On this day in 1939 a German submarine sank HMS Royal Oak in Scapa Flow, Orkney. The death toll of over 800 was a significant setback to the war effort. Read about Scotland's shipwrecks at

There's more on the HMS Royal Oak at WW2 Cruiser Operations.

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