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A Night Before Christmas: The Sinking of the Troopship Leopoldville
A Night Before Christmas The Sinking of the Troopship Leopoldville Author:Jacquin Sanders Christmas Eve - December 24, 1944: What Happened? — There were twenty-two hundred troops of the 66th Infantry (Black Panther) Division aboard the S.S. Leopoldville that fateful Christmas Eve. Less than a third of them lived to see Christmas Day. — Until now the real story behind the strange yuletide disaster that overtook the Leopoldville during W... more »orld War II has been shrouded in a conspiracy of silence.
The release from Army Intelligence was conspicuously lacking in details. There were rumors, of course. Ugly rumors of drunkenness, neglected responsibilities, stupidity and cowardice... But no facts!
There were official investigations and reports... But no facts!
Hundreds of men were dead... But no Facts! UNTIL NOW!
Based on dramatic, eye-witness accounts, this is the true story of a monstrous World War II blunder that has been buried by time and the whitewashing efforts of those who shunned responsibility for it.« less