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80-G-221765 U-117 (German Submarine, type XB)

U-117 (German Submarine, type XB)
Title: U-117 (German Submarine, type XB)
Caption: Under attack by TBF bombers from USS CARD (CVE-11), in the central Atlantic (39° 32' N, 38° 21' W) on 7 August 1943. She was sunk in these attacks. Note her mine tubes forward, a feature of the type XB U-Boat.
Catalog #: 80-G-221765
Copyright Owner: National Archives
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Original Date: Sat, Aug 07, 1943
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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