U.S. vessel Gulflight sunk by German submarines

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Historical Context Note

The Germans torpedoed the U.S. Gulflight without warning despite America's neutrality. While the German government apologised, they would not alter their policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.

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Editors. "U.S. vessel Gulflight sunk by German submarines". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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