Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Isn't Attacking A Hospital Ship
A War Crime?

SAT 24 APR 1943
Submarine Flying Fish (SS-229) sinks Japanese merchant passenger-cargo ship Kasuga Maru in Tsugaru Strait, 41°44'N, 141°21'E.

Submarine Runner (SS-275) damages Japanese army hospital ship Buenos Aires Maru south of Hong Kong, 21°41'N, 116°24'E.

British freighter Campana rescues 15 survivors from U.S. freighter James W. Denver sunk by German submarine U-195 in the North Atlantic on 11 April (see 4, 6 and 16 May).

Swedish motor vessel Venezia rescues all hands (57 merchant seamen, 28-man Armed Guard and 10 passengers) from U.S. freighter Santa Catalina, torpedoed and sunk by German submarine U-129 the previous day.

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