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The State We're In, Story of the Week, part 25

From: Radio Netherlands Worldwide
Series: The State We're In 2011, Story of the Week
Length: 05:00

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In 1943, Josephine Pratchett and her family were on board the RMS Laconia when it was torpedoed by a German U-Boat

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THE STATE WE’RE IN: STORY OF THE WEEK
DATE:             4 November 2011

HOST:            Jonathan Groubert

 

TAGS: Laconia, Josephine Pratchett, Commander Hartenstein, U-boat

 

DESCRIPTION: In 1943, Josephine Pratchett and her family were on board the RMS Laconia when it was torpedoed by a German U-Boat off the coast of west Africa. The order was given by Commander Werner Hartenstein.  When Hartenstein realised what he’d done, he ordered his men to rescue the survivors.

 

TSWI STORY OF THE WEEK 4 NOVEMBER 2011

IN: I’m Jonathan Groubert...

RUNS: 5:00 [X:XX to last word]

OUT: ...

 

SUGGESTED OUTRO/EXTRO:

You can hear more of Josephine Pratchett’s amazing tale on The State We’re In at [TIME] right here on [STATION].

 

 

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THE STATE WE’RE IN: STORY OF THE WEEK
DATE:             4 November 2011

HOST:            Jonathan Groubert

 

TAGS: Laconia, Josephine Pratchett, Commander Hartenstein, U-boat

 

DESCRIPTION: In 1943, Josephine Pratchett and her family were on board the RMS Laconia when it was torpedoed by a German U-Boat off the coast of west Africa. The order was given by Commander Werner Hartenstein.  When Hartenstein realised what he’d done, he ordered his men to rescue the survivors.

 

TSWI STORY OF THE WEEK 4 NOVEMBER 2011

IN: I’m Jonathan Groubert...

RUNS: 5:00 [X:XX to last word]

OUT: ...

 

SUGGESTED OUTRO/EXTRO:

You can hear more of Josephine Pratchett’s amazing tale on The State We’re In at [TIME] right here on [STATION].