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The RMS "Lancastria" was the subject of the worst single loss of life in British maritime history.......................

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The RMS "Lancastria" was the subject of the worst single loss of life in British maritime history and the bloodiest single engagement for UK forces in World War II; she was sunk by German bombers on 17 June 1940 when taking part in an operation to evacuate 150,000 troops from where?

posted Jan 1 by Akriti

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More than 4,000 people died: more than died from the sinkings of the Titanic and the Lusitania added together. There are estimates that there were 10,000 troops on board at the time.

answer Jan 4 by Balwinder
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