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What was the Wilhelm Gustloff?

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What was the Wilhelm Gustloff?
posted Feb 18 by Balwinder

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A ship torpedoed in 1945 with possibly the worst single maritime loss of life in World War II
The MV Wilhelm Gustloff was a German cruise ship converted into a hospital ship, and sunk on 30 January 1945 in the Baltic by a Soviet submarine. Known dead are 5,348 but a further estimated 4,000 are thought also to have died in the sinking. Most of those killed were civilians, military personnel, and Nazi officials being evacuated from East Prussia.

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