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Attack on Orleans: The World War I Submarine Raid on Cape Cod

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Presented by Harwich Historical Society at First Congregational Church, Harwich MA

Jul 11 2015
Attack on Orleans:  The World War I Submarine Raid on Cape Cod

Join author Jake Klim for a fascinating talk about a German submarine attack off Orleans during World War I, the only time  the country was hit by enemy fire during the four-year conflict. 


Klim’s presentation is based on his book “Attack on Orleans:  The World War Submarine Raid on Cape Cod”.   On a summer morning in 1918, a new proptotype of German submarine surfaced three miles off Orleans and shelled an unarmed tugboat and its four barges. A handful of the shells fired by the

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$5 adults; $4 members of the Society

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697 Main Street, Harwich, MA 02645

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