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 by four US Navy PB4Y Liberators of VB-107 and two US Army B-25 Mitchells in the mid-Atlantic Ocean, 5 Nov 1943. U-848 was sunk in this attack with all 63 men lost.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 by four US Navy PB4Y Liberators of VB-107 and two US Army B-25 Mitchells in the mid-Atlantic Ocean, 5 Nov 1943. U-848 was sunk in this attack with all 63 men lost.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.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.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.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.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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