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Nantucket and World War II
Nantucket History & People

WWII Came Close to Nantucket

• by Amy Jenness, author of On This Day in Nantucket History • In May of 1942, the German Navy sent 8 submarines to prowl Atlantic waters and destroy ships belonging to their enemies.  The grouping, one of the Germans’ famous “wolf packs,” was called Pfadfinder and the impact of […]

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We Remember – Memorial Day

by Sarah Teach Almost 70 years past the end of World War II, our ties to that time remain taut.  Many of us had parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents who fought in the war, and some may not have returned to the young families they left behind when they marched away […]