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U-47's return from Scapa Flow

Archive Newsreel Footage

Here you can see a short clip of archived newsreel footage from October 1939, documenting U-47's trimphant return from the mission at Scapa Flow and the crew's flight to Berlin to meet German leader Adolf Hitler - where skipper Günther Prien became the first member of the Kriegsmarine to win the coveted Ritterkreuz, or Knight's Cross.

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