Greatest Coup of the U.S. Coast Guard's Greenland Patrol

Howard, David C.
November 2002
World War II;Nov2002, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p22
Provides information on the German trawler Externsteine that was captured by the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Eastwind in Greenland in 1944. Description of the trawler; Mission of the trawler during World War II; Efforts taken to bring the trawler to Boston, Massachusetts; Significance of the captured trawler to U.S. forces.


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