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German submarine U-559

German submarine U-559 was a Type VIIC U-boat built for the Nazi German Kriegsmarine for service during World War II. 
She sank five ships but is perhaps best remembered for an incident during her sinking in the Mediterranean Sea in 1942, in which British sailors seized cryptographic material from U-559. This material was extremely valuable in breaking the U-boat Enigma cipher.

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