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The Tragic Sinking of the SS Cap Arcona, 5,000 Concentration Camp Prisoners Killed

On this day, 72 years ago, May 3, 1945, the German liner SS Cap Arcona, serving as a prison ship, was sunk by Royal Air Force  fighter bombers in the Baltic Sea. Almost 5,000 prisoners from Nazi concentration camps who were being transported … Continue reading

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