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U-boat

a German submarine, esp in World Wars I and II
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In sinking 185 German U-boats, Coastal Command lost 9,500 men.
But there wasn't just the weather to contend with, of course, there were German U-boats on the prowl and enemy mines.
The Arctic convoys required endurance and bravery beyond the call of duty - as one in six ships were sunk by German U-Boats and over 3000 Allied seamen lost their lives.
September 8, 1944, by German U-boats 18 miles north-west of Malin Head, County Donegal.
Rupert, now 86 of Llanarmon yn Ial, was the rear gunner of the Sunderland four-engined flying boat piloted by Ronald over the West African coast seeking out German U-boats below.
London, July 4(ANI): The final resting places of six German U-boats sunk in the final months of the Second World War have finally been identified.
This naval history chronicles the deployment of German U-boats through the Straits of Gibraltar starting in 1939, describes their battles with British aircraft carriers and destroyers, touches on the Allied Operation Torch into Morocco and Algeria, and lists transport ships sunk by the 29th Flotilla.
on anti-submarine patrols searching for German U-boats off the U.
What made this convoy unique is that it was the first to be destroyed by a wolfpack--a group of German U-boats working together.
In German Naval Codebreakers, Jak Showell, author of more than a dozen books on German U-boats, has attempted to provide an account of signals intelligence in the German navy in World War II.
These would not normally be trips that would worry Jill, but there have been increasing reports of German U-boats attacking merchant and passenger ships, just like the one on which her mother is traveling.
The Bombes allowed the Allies to defeat the German U-boats in the North Atlantic in 1943,' he said.