: Hi; Some was. Japan and the USSR had an
: agreement allowing USSR flagged ships safe
: passage. IIRC only a few were lost to
: Japanese subs. However, USSR flagged ships
: were not plentiful in the Pacific. HTH
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: I recently watched a film about the Atlantic
: convoys and the heavy losses they suffered.
: I was always wondering why the war material
: meant for Russia was not sent from the US
: westcoast and then on the Transsiberian
: Railroad to its destination instead of
: through the U-Boat infested Atlantic?
: Any inputs ?