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03/05/1945 The Sinking of the SS Cap Arcona

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Cap Arcona Disaster, World Press Freedom Day and first full length Indian feature film release.

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Robert Watson, "The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II"

The largest maritime disaster in history occurred in Lübeck Bay in the Baltic Sea when the Royal Air Force sank the prison ships SS Cap Arcona, SS Deutschland and SS Thielbek, killing about 7,000 people. The inmates were being evacuated and killed when British warplanes attacked the three large German vessels.
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