Advanced Nazi Sub wreck found after 73 years
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A missing German submarine said to have taken the
defeated Nazi leadership to South America has been
discovered after being lost at sea for nearly 73 years.
The was one of Hitler' s Type XXI submarines -
a new and highly advanced design which came too late
to stop an allied victory.
It was the first class of Upbeats designed to sail
submerged for a prolonged period of time and had a
range which allowed it to sail to South
The was thought to have been sunk by a British
Liberator attack on May 6, 1945, but the inability to
locate the wreck fuelled rumors that it had escaped.
Now the wreck has been located ten nautical miles
north of Skogen - Denmark' s northernmost town - and
nine miles west of the position reported by the British
Denmark' s Sea War Museum, which found the
submarine, said there was no evidence that it was
escaping with Nazi leaders or loot.