US Coast Guard Cutter Spencer sinking German U-boat, 1943

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View from the Us Coast Guard Cutter Spencer (WPG-36), as it is sinking the German U-Boat U-175 with depth charges on April 17th, 1943.

Out of a crew of 54 men, 13 were killed and 41 were taken prisoners.

Book suggestions ⤵️

📖 Iron Coffins: A Personal Account of the German U-boat Battles of World War II (Herbert A. Werner, 1968)

📖 The United States Navy in World War II (S.E. Smith, 1966)

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