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A postcard of some of the last moments of the French battleship Léon-Gambetta, sunk by the Austro-Hungarian submarine U-5 under the command of Captain Georg von Trapp around midnight the night of April 26-27, 1915. The ship sunk in just nine minutes, taking 684 of its 821 men to their death. Captain von Trapp was later famous as head of the von Trapp Family Singers, immortalized on stage and screen in The Sound of Music.
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Le 'Léon-Gambetta' coulé le 26 Avril 1915
Croiseur cuirasse lancé en 1901 - Déplacement 12,512 tonnes - Puissance totale 28,715 chevaux - Vitesse 23 nœuds
The 'Léon Gambetta' sunk April 26, 1915
Armored cruiser launched in 1901 - displacement: 12,512 tons - Total horsepower 28,715 - speed 23 knots
Logo: ELD

A postcard of some of the last moments of the French battleship Léon-Gambetta, sunk by the Austro-Hungarian submarine U-5 under the command of Captain Georg von Trapp around midnight the night of April 26-27, 1915. The ship sunk in just nine minutes, taking 684 of its 821 men to their death. Captain von Trapp was later famous as head of the von Trapp Family Singers, immortalized on stage and screen in The Sound of Music.

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Le 'Léon-Gambetta' coulé le 26 Avril 1915

Croiseur cuirasse lancé en 1901 - Déplacement 12,512 tonnes - Puissance totale 28,715 chevaux - Vitesse 23 nœuds



The 'Léon Gambetta' sunk April 26, 1915

Armored cruiser launched in 1901 - displacement: 12,512 tons - Total horsepower 28,715 - speed 23 knots



Logo: ELD

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Secret Treaty of London, 1915-04-26, Italy, Great Britain, and France.

On April 26, 1915, Italy, Great Britain, and France signed the secret / Secret Treaty of London

Italy agreed to enter the war ????, and Britain agreed to supply Italy with coal (as it already did to France), and France agreed ???.

This was followed on May 4, 1915 when Italy formally abrogated its treaty with Germany and Austria-Hungary that had created the Triple Alliance.

1915-04-26