Four Chaplains Day: Sinking of USAT Dorchester & Courageous Self-Sacrifice

At 1:00am, a Nazi submarine fired a torpedo into the transport's flank, killing many in the explosion and trapping others below deck. It sank in 27 minutes.

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American Minute with Bill Federer
 Four Chaplains Day: Sinking of USAT Dorchester & Courageous Self-Sacrifice
On the frigid night of FEBRUARY 3, 1943, the overcrowded Allied ship U.S.A.T. Dorchester, carrying 902 servicemen, plowed through the dark, freezing waters near Greenland.

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