U Boat Outside the Chicago Museum of Science and History, you can actually walk through U505, the only remaining intact German U-boat, captured by the Allies on the high seas during World War II. But Chicago's winters have taken a toll on the U505. NPR's Rick Karr reports that its caretakers are trying to find the ways and the means to bring it in out of the elements for good.
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Outside the Chicago Museum of Science and History, you can actually walk through U505, the only remaining intact German U-boat, captured by the Allies on the high seas during World War II. But Chicago's winters have taken a toll on the U505. NPR's Rick Karr reports that its caretakers are trying to find the ways and the means to bring it in out of the elements for good.