Navegación e historia de la cienciaEl hundimiento del Gustloff (Derecho de la Guerra)

  1. Jáuregui-Lobera, Ignacio 1
  1. 1 Instituto de Ciencias de la Conducta y Universidad Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla. España.
Journal of Negative and No Positive Results: JONNPR

ISSN: 2529-850X

Year of publication: 2020

Volume: 5

Issue: 5

Pages: 554-565

Type: Article

DOI: 10.19230/JONNPR.3524 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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At the beginning of 1945, terror invaded the Third Reich when the Red Army began to invade the eastern territories of Prussia, Poland, Courland and Memel. The high command of the German Navy (Kriegsmarine)  were aware that the war was lost and that civilians would be slaughtered by Soviet troops and Slavic natives  in search of revenge. Thus, they decided to allocate all their available ships to the Baltic Sea to evacuate more than 2 million soldiers, wounded, women, children, elderly, collaborators and prisoners in a heroic episode  that would be known as "Operation Hannibal." The ship KdF Wilhelm Gustloff was a tragic witness to what  was happening there.  

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