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Coasties: Stories of the USCGCs Tampa and Icarus
Episode 335th April 2022 • The History Guy • The History Guy
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On today’s episode, the history guy talks about the United States Coast Guard, and two of their contributions to combat in the World Wars. First, the history guy tells the story of the USCGC Tampa, which served in WWI and became the largest naval combat casualty loss of the war. Then the history guy talks about the USCGC Icarus, which faced a larger and better armed german u-boat in torpedo alley in 1942.

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