• How US sailors pulled off a daring high-seas mission to save a sinking Nazi submarine and capture its secrets

    1 day ago - By Business Insider

    US Navy sailors work to save German submarine U-505 shortly after it was abandoned by its crew, June 4, 1944. US Navy
    In June 1944, Allied militaries were preparing to cross the English Channel and invade France.
    Hundreds of miles south, US Navy crews were preparing to land another kind of blow to the Nazis.
    Capturing U-505 was an intelligence coup, yielding vital insight into German submarine operations.
    In early June 1944, more than 100,000 Allied soldiers and thousands of ships and aircraft massed on the English coast, preparing for one of the most important battles in history: the...
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