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SC 210745 German Type XVIIB Submarine, August 11, 1945

German Type XVIIB Submarine, August 11, 1945
Title: German Type XVIIB Submarine, August 11, 1945
Caption: German Type XVIIB Submarine is lifted from the water by a large floating crane, at Bremerhaven, Germany, August 11, 1945. Boat is probably U-1406 or U-1407. They were small, fast submarines, powered by Walter Turbines. Note large Tug THOR at left. Photographed by Private First Class W. Gedge.
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Catalog #: SC 210745
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Creator: Photographed by Private First Class W. Gedge.
Original Date: Sat, Aug 11, 1945
After this Year: 1939
Before this Year: 1945
Original Medium: BW Photo
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