Sunday, June 5, 2016

The Explorers' Club, № D

Operation AXIOM: The World War
5 June 1916: A mine laid by the German submarine S.M. U-75 in preparation for the Battle of Jutland sank the British cruiser H.M.S. Hampshire; of the six hundred sixty-two officers, sailors, & passengers aboard, only twelve souls escaped the wreck; most prominent among the glorious dead was the War Secretary, Field Marshal Lord Kitchener, & his staff, bound for Russia on a diplomatic mission.

Lest we forget.

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