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ATHENIA: 1923<br>"ATHENIA Torpedoed"

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Anchor Line: "ATHENIA Torpedoed: The U-Boat Attack That Ignited the Battle of the Atlantic" by Francis M. Carroll, published in 2012, hardbound with dust jacket, 220 pages.
 
Carroll, professor emeritus at the University of Manitoba, provides a thorough and harrowing account of the sinking of the unarmed passenger liner ATHENIA. The vessel was packed with Americans and Canadians eager to get home before the start of hostilities. War with Germany had been declared just hours before when on the evening of September 3, 1939, German submarine U-30 sent a fatal torpedo into the ship. As the ATHENIA sank, 1,306 were rescued but 112 people were lost. The aggressive act served as the catalyst to shape British opinion towards the war. In the U.S., the attack exposed Germany as a serious threat and changed public opinion enough to allow the country to sell munitions and supplies to the Allies.
 
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