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Italian submarine being attacked by aircraft of Coastal Command, in the Bay of Biscay, 1 September 1942

Photograph, World War Two, War At Sea (1939-1945), 1942.

The Italian submarine 'Reginaldo Giuliani' was sailing from Bordeaux and bound for the Far East when she was attacked on the surface by a Short Sunderland flying boat of No. 10 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force. She escaped after the Sunderland was ordered to continue its anti-shipping patrol. However, the following day the submarine was again attacked, this time by a Wellington of No. 304 Polish Bomber Squadron, Royal Air Force, and was forced to sail to Santander for repairs.

From a collection of 34 photographs relating to different theatres in World War Two, 1940-1944.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2002-06-6-8


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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