Lunchbox Lecture

In May 1945, German submarine U-853 attacked and sank a minor vessel off of Point Judith, Rhode Island, on the day after the German surrender. Join John Robinson  as he shares a summary of the history of the submarine, and the actions involved in sinking it, which leads to the question: "Did the captain miss the surrender orders or did he ignore them?"

August 15 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Learn More + Add to calendar 2018-08-15 12:00:00 PM 2018-08-15 1:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Lunchbox Lecture In May 1945, German submarine U-853 attacked and sank a minor vessel off of Point Judith, Rhode Island, on the day after the German surrender. Join John Robinson  as he shares a summary of the history of the submarine, and the actions involved in sinking it, which leads to the question: "Did the captain miss the surrender orders or did he ignore them?"
Location: H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

John Robinson presents “U-853"

In May 1945, German submarine U-853 attacked and sank a minor vessel off of Point Judith, Rhode Island, on the day after the German surrender. Join John Robinson  as he shares a summary of the history of the submarine, and the actions involved in sinking it, which leads to the question: "Did the captain miss the surrender orders or did he ignore them?"

Lunchbox Lectures are free and open to the public on every first and third Wednesday of the month. For more information, please call 504-528-1944 x 484.