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80-G-324800 Capture of German Submarine U-505

Photo #: 80-G-324800  Capture of German Submarine U-505
Title: Capture of German Submarine U-505
Description: 4 June 1944 The U.S. flag flies over the German naval ensign, with U-505's periscope serving as the flagstaff. Taken soon after the submarine's capture. Note the hoses running from U-505's fairwater, indicating that she is still being dewatered. USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) is in the background, with several TBM Avenger bombers parked on her flight deck. Photo is dated 6 June 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-324800
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