During the first half of 1942, Germans were taking out any boat they could find in the Atlantic Ocean. On this episode of hiSTORY, Glenn shares the harrowing story of one ship sunk by a German torpedo and the doctor who delivered a miracle in a life raft on 15-foot swells. The story sets the stage for what one hero --- Alan Turing --- was up against in World War II.
Watch the video below for a sneak peak to find the answers to these altruistic questions:
• How close to America were German U-boats in 1942?
• How did a doctor fracture two ribs helping a pregnant woman escape a sinking ship?
• Who became known as the baby even Hitler couldn't kill?