Timeline Project entries from 13 October, 2010 to 20 October, 2010

1942-10-14SS Caribou sunk

57 military personnel, 31 merchant seamen and 49 civilians, including women and children, were killed when U-69 torpedoed the civilian ferry SS Caribou in the Cabot Strait.

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1944-10-13Soviets capture Riga

Soviet troops capture the Latvian capital.

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1942-10-111942-10-12Cape Esperance

The Cape Esperance victory helped prevent an accurate U.S. assessment of Japanese skills and tactics in naval night fighting. The complacency of the Japanese force contributed to it's defeat more than any other factor.

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