It’s an amazing story that few know about. The SM U-156 had made its way to Nauset Beach, in Cape Cod, and was looking for a target. It was July 21st, 1918, when along came the tug boat Perth Amboy towing barges. What happened next is known as the Attack On Orleans, the first time since the Mexican-American War that United States territory had been fired upon by a foreign power. Watch
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