Naval History and Heritage Command

National Museum of the U.S. Navy

1944:  Attacks on German ships and U-boats

This section pertains to attacks on German ships and U-boats during 1944 in the Atlantic Ocean while on war patrols against Allied warships and merchant shipping.  

Image: 80-G-222842:  German U-boat, U-758, being attacked by aircraft from USS Block Island (CVE-21), January 11, 1944.  Though attacked, the submarine was only damaged and returned for repairs.  Offiicial U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.