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Stephen N Russell

U Boats Hiding along Amazon River


Checked online  & seen  nothing about U Boats hiding along riverways in Brazil, Venezula, Ecuador from Allied patrols in So Atlantic.

Media model: Murphys War, 1971.( On DVD). Peter O Toole, best  role since Lawrence Arabia.

From novel, written.

Anyone who served in Merchent Marine or RN, USN hear of U Boats hiding in riverways after damage etc??

Or  Hollywood fiction.





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