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A Night before Christmas
By Sanders, Jacquin
Descripton: An excellent account of the sinking of the S.S. Leopoldville on December 24, 1944 by U-486 (Meyer). The best overview of this subject. First published 1963.
From the uboat.net review: The author was on the deck of the troopship Cheshire just 100 yards from the Leopoldville on Christmas Eve, 1944 when the latter was sunk by U-486. At the time, it was not clear to the onlookers exactly what had occurred. Later, rumors ...