Destroyer OGerman U-156 with its decks crowded with survivors from the British RMS Laconia prior to the submarine being attacked by an American bomber, Sep 15, 1942.U-156 and U-507 with survivors of RMS Laconia in the Atlantic Ocean, 15 Sep 1942Wasp (Wasp-class) burning and listing after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19 in the South Pacific, 15 Sep 1942. Photo 1 of 2.
Destroyer O'Brien torpedoed by submarine while Wasp burned in background, 15 Sep 1942German U-156 with its decks crowded with survivors from the British RMS Laconia prior to the submarine being attacked by an American bomber, Sep 15, 1942.U-156 and U-507 with survivors of RMS Laconia in the Atlantic Ocean, 15 Sep 1942Wasp (Wasp-class) burning and listing after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19 in the South Pacific, 15 Sep 1942. Photo 1 of 2.
Wasp (Wasp-class) burning and listing after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19 in the South Pacific, 15 Sep 1942. Photo 2 of 2.
Wasp (Wasp-class) burning and listing after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-19 in the South Pacific, 15 Sep 1942. Photo 2 of 2.


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