True story behind wartime propaganda revealed: How 300 U.S. sailors died off the coast of Nova Scotia

HALIFAX — An investigation into a Second World War tragedy off the coast of Nova Scotia has revealed that the deaths of hundreds of U.S. sailors was not only covered up, but used as fodder to feed Canada’s propaganda machine. Now, more than seven decades later, the truth about what happened that night off Sable Island can be revealed and the record of the sailors’ sacrifice set straight.