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When Lady Be Good failed to return to base, a search was organized. Planes fanned out over the Mediterranean looking for wreckage, life-rafts or any trace of the aircraft or crew. One plane searched the desert to the South of the base. Nothing was found. The crew were declared missing, and after a year passed, declared dead.
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Tags: B-24D, Desert Ghost, Lady Be Good, Robert F. Toner
Midway between the low hump of Block Island and a rocky point called Judith, lie the remnants of the final skirmish of World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic.
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Tags: Battle of the Atlantic, Block Island, Eagle Boat 56, german imperial navy, U-853, U-Boat, World War II