Type IXC/40 U-Boat U-185 foundering in the mid-Atlantic after an aerial depth charge attack by a TBF-1 Avenger from Escort Carrier USS Core, 24 Aug 1943. 36 were rescued while 43 perished.German Type IX submarine U-848 under attack from US Navy PB4Y-1 Liberators from Bombing Squadron VB-107 in the South Atlantic, 5 Nov 1943. U-848 was sunk in this attack.A rocket attack on the German Type VIIC Submarine U-758 by TBF Avengers from USS Block Island northeast of the Azores, 11 Jan 1944. Note two rockets hitting just astern of the U-Boat. U-758 was damaged but not sunk.A German Type VII U-Boat in the Atlantic under aerial attack from US Navy aircraft flying from a hunter-killer group built around an Escort Carrier, early 1944.
Type IXC/40 U-Boat U-185 foundering in the mid-Atlantic after an aerial depth charge attack by a TBF-1 Avenger from Escort Carrier USS Core, 24 Aug 1943. 36 were rescued while 43 perished.German Type IX submarine U-848 under attack from US Navy PB4Y-1 Liberators from Bombing Squadron VB-107 in the South Atlantic, 5 Nov 1943. U-848 was sunk in this attack.A rocket attack on the German Type VIIC Submarine U-758 by TBF Avengers from USS Block Island northeast of the Azores, 11 Jan 1944. Note two rockets hitting just astern of the U-Boat. U-758 was damaged but not sunk.A German Type VII U-Boat in the Atlantic under aerial attack from US Navy aircraft flying from a hunter-killer group built around an Escort Carrier, early 1944.
Destroyer Escort USS Fiske broken in two and sinking in the North Atlantic after being torpedoed by German submarine U-804, 2 Aug 1944.British Royal Navy Commander Cross reviewing a convoy movement map with Captain Lake, Derby House, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom, 26 or 27 Sep 1944
Destroyer Escort USS Fiske broken in two and sinking in the North Atlantic after being torpedoed by German submarine U-804, 2 Aug 1944.British Royal Navy Commander Cross reviewing a convoy movement map with Captain Lake, Derby House, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom, 26 or 27 Sep 1944
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