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For the Virtual Green Room: June 20, 2011

Liveblogging World War II: June 20, 1941

June 1941 events of the Battle of the Atlantic: The battleship USS Texas (BB-35), while on a "neutrality patrol," was followed by the U-203, commanded by Kapitänleutnant Rolf Mützelburg, between Newfoundland and Greenland within the area that Germany has declared is the operational area for U-boats.. The German captain checked with the U-boat command and the USS Texas was not attacked. For more information on these vessels visit the USS Texas and the U-203 pages on http://www.uboat.net