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The Great Rescue
- American Heroes, an Iconic Ship, and the Race to Save Europe in WWI
- By: Peter Hernon
- Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
- Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
When war broke out in Europe in August 1914, the new German luxury ocean liner SS Vaterland was interned in New York Harbor, where it remained docked for nearly three years - until the United States officially entered the fight to turn the tide of the war. Seized by authorities for the US Navy once war was declared in April 1917, the liner was renamed the USS Leviathan by President Woodrow Wilson and converted into an armed troop carrier.
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