The Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff: Deadliest Sea Disaster (44 minutes)

The Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff: Deadliest Sea Disaster (44 minutes)

The Wilhelm Gustloff sank after being hit by Russian torpedoes on Jan. 30, 1945. More than 9,000 people died.

More Died On This WWII Ship Than On The Titanic And Lusitania Combined

The Wilhelm Gustloff sank after being hit by Russian torpedoes on Jan. 30, 1945. More than 9,000 people died.

Wilhelm Gustloff: 9000 died (5000 were children) when the Soviets torpedoed the German troop ship - https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/01/23/wilhelm-gustloff-9000-died-5000-children-soviets-torpedoed-german-troop-ship/

Wilhelm Gustloff: 9000 died (5000 were children) when the Soviets torpedoed the German troop ship - https://www.thevintagenews.com/2016/01/23/wilhelm-gustloff-9000-died-5000-children-soviets-torpedoed-german-troop-ship/

The Wilhelm Gustloff was torpedoed on Jan. 30, 1945, killing thousands of people—many of them refugees

The Forgotten Maritime Tragedy That Was 6 Times Deadlier Than the Titanic

The Wilhelm Gustloff was torpedoed on Jan. 30, 1945, killing thousands of people—many of them refugees

A Memorial To The Wilhelm Gustloff

A Memorial To The Wilhelm Gustloff

Over 9,500 Died on the Wilhelm Gustloff, the Worst Marine Disaster in History.

9,500 Died on the Wilhelm Gustloff, and Nobody Cared.

Over 9,500 Died on the Wilhelm Gustloff, the Worst Marine Disaster in History.

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The Wilhelm Gustloff was named after a man considered by some during the time to be a German martyr. Wilhelm Gustloff had been the leader of the NSDAP in Switzerland and he was assassinated in 1936. His name was chosen for the largest liner of the KdF fleet and in 1937 when it was launched, his widow christened the bow on its maiden voyage. The Gustloff was launched as the flag ship for the entire KdF fleet, of which there were a great number of ships both large and small, many of which…

The Wilhelm Gustloff was named after a man considered by some during the time to be a German martyr. Wilhelm Gustloff had been the leader of the NSDAP in Switzerland and he was assassinated in 1936. His name was chosen for the largest liner of the KdF fleet and in 1937 when it was launched, his widow christened the bow on its maiden voyage. The Gustloff was launched as the flag ship for the entire KdF fleet, of which there were a great number of ships both large and small, many of which…

A Memorial To The Wilhelm Gustloff

A Memorial To The Wilhelm Gustloff

A Memorial To The Wilhelm Gustloff

A Memorial To The Wilhelm Gustloff

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