Aerial attack on German U-1229 in the North Atlantic by TBF Avengers and F4F Wildcats of Composite Squadron VC-42 flying from Escort Carrier USS Bogue, 20 Aug 1944. U-1229 was sunk with 18 killed and 41 rescued.

Caption   Aerial attack on German U-1229 in the North Atlantic by TBF Avengers and F4F Wildcats of Composite Squadron VC-42 flying from Escort Carrier USS Bogue, 20 Aug 1944. U-1229 was sunk with 18 killed and 41 rescued. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy
Identification Code   80-G-244769
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Conclusion of the Battle of the Atlantic   Main article  Photos  
Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 20 Aug 1944
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 13 Oct 2019

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