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    Posted: 14 Dec 2017 at 6:49pm
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2017/12/14/captured-world-war-ii-german-u-boat-revealed-as-dramatic-pictures-surface.html

Captured World War II German U-boat revealed as dramatic pictures surface



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Very interesting.  On thing I found odd was that in the text of the story the author, James Rogers, referred to U-570, while the 2 photo captions refer to U-571.  And U-571, as we know, is movie made in 2000 which stars Matthew McConaughey.  It is a trivial point, but I wonder if the author had the movie in mind while writing his story?

Quote Movie: U-571

FAQs:   Is this a historically accurate film?

    No. It was never intended to be a documentary. It's an action/suspense film based on submarine warfare during WWII. Inspired by actual events, as the majority of WWII movies are. The actual U-571 was never captured by either the British or the Americans - she was sunk off the Irish coast by a torpedo launched from a Shorts Sunderland Flying boat from No. 461 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force.

    (It should be noted that U-570 was captured by the British on her first patrol and saw service as HMS Graph from 1942 until 1944, when she was withdrawn from service due to maintenance issues).

    The Enigma machine was actually first captured by the British, a fact the filmmakers acknowledged in the end credits of this movie.

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