[internetworkers] republican email

Simon Spero ses at unc.edu
Sat Sep 4 15:25:35 EDT 2004

On Sep 3, 2004, at 2:35 PM, Tony Spencer wrote:
>> Actually German U-boats did indeed attack and sink US boats
>> w/ loss of life prior to Pearl Harbor. I guess there is no
>> need to dispell some of the other non-facts...
> True.  They operated right off the Hatteras shore taking out supply 
> ships.

Not really until the after PH (see timeline in previous post).   US 
costal waters were off-limits until after Pearl Harbor.  Lots of ships 
were sunk right after this because US ports were not on a war footing 
and were not blacked out, making ships leaving port easy targets for 
U-Boat commanders.

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