Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 1 of 3.

Caption   Action Report filed by TBF Avenger pilots LtCdr Howard Avery and Ens Barton Sheela flying from USS Card documenting their attack on German U-402 in the mid-Atlantic, 13 Oct 1943. Page 1 of 3. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy via UBoatArchives
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Photos on Same Day 13 Oct 1943
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 13 Jan 2021

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
13 Oct 2021 12:31:03 PM

Note that both aircraft were armed with “Mk 24 Mines,” the Mark 24 acoustic homing torpedo. For this action, LtCdr Avery would be awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

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