Boarding party from USS Pillsbury working to secure a tow line to U-505’s bow in the western Atlantic, 4 Jun 1944. Note the large United States flag flying from the submarine’s periscope.

Caption   Boarding party from USS Pillsbury working to secure a tow line to U-505’s bow in the western Atlantic, 4 Jun 1944. Note the large United States flag flying from the submarine’s periscope. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-49172
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The Capture of the U-505   Main article  Photos  
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 4 Jun 1944
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Nov 2016

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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