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Uncovering a Nazi Submarine Off the Coast of Brazil

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A German submarine sank to its watery grave somewhere off the coast of South America in 1943. This is the exact moment it's discovered.

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    Mar 09
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    • 5:00pm
    Mar 16

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The pride of the wolfpacks, German sub U-513, became a tomb for all but seven of her crew after being bombed by a U.S. patrol plane in 1943. The U-boat then vanished off the South American coast, where it was lost for more than 68 years. Now, witness the ghost ship's story through rare archival footage and interviews with U-boat vets, and follow the Brazilian entrepreneur who set out to uncover her buried secrets.

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